Professor Venter is a world leading Ophthalmic Surgeon renowned for performing laser eye surgery and intraocular treatments. He has performed more than 62,500 procedures, including LASIK, Epi-LASEK, PRK, Phakic intraoccular lens treatment, as well as Cataract and Refractive Lens Exchange treatments and is registered with the General Medical Council (GMC). He is a fully trained Ophthalmologist who has undergone additional specialist training in refractive surgery.
He is a full time Ophthalmic Surgeon for Optical Express and Clinic Director of the Optical Express international Medical Advisory Board (IMAB) and is a member of various affiliated bodies and societies, such as the British Society of Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Twice every year, Professor Venter attends the IMAB Conferences where he sits on a panel along with some of the world’s most eminent Refractive Surgeons including Mr. Steven Schallhorn, former Head of Ophthalmology for the US Navy and Mr. Jeffery Machat co-founder of TLC Vision, one of the largest laser vision correction providers in the world.
Born and educated in South Africa, Professor Venter qualified from Pretoria University in 1973 and over the years progressed to become Professor and Head of the Ophthalmology Department at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.
1993 saw him introduce excimer laser and ambulatory cataract surgery into South Africa, making procedures available to the wider public there for the first time, and from 1993 to 1996 he served as President of the Ophthalmological Society of South Africa. In 1998 he was awarded the highest honour the Ophthalmological Society can bestow when he received the DJ Wood Medal.
Professor Venter has published and presented over 100 academic papers and has made presentations about laser vision correction and intraocular lens treatments in seminars across the UK, in South Africa and throughout the world.
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