Dr Frik de Jager – Ophthalmologist at Mediclinic Klein Karoo

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About Dr Frik de Jager – Ophthalmologist

Dr Frik de Jager is a qualified doctor who works at Mediclinic Klein Karoo as a Ophthalmologist.

Some Relevant Insights:

An Ophthalmologist at Mediclinic is a medical doctor specialized in eye and vision care. They’re trained to perform eye exams, diagnose and treat all eye diseases, prescribe medications, and perform eye surgery. Here’s a closer look at the comprehensive care ophthalmologists provide:

Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Conditions: Ophthalmologists have the expertise to diagnose and treat a wide range of eye conditions, from common issues like conjunctivitis (pink eye) and glaucoma to complex diseases such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. They use advanced diagnostic tools to accurately assess eye health and determine the most effective treatments.

Vision Services: They conduct thorough eye examinations to evaluate vision and prescribe corrective lenses (glasses or contact lenses). Vision tests help in assessing the eyes’ ability to focus and discern objects, ensuring patients receive the appropriate prescription for their vision correction needs.

Surgical Procedures: Ophthalmologists are trained to perform surgical interventions to treat eye diseases or correct vision. This includes cataract removal, laser eye surgery for vision correction (such as LASIK), and surgeries for glaucoma, retinal disorders, and eyelid repairs. They utilize cutting-edge techniques and technology to enhance surgical outcomes and patient safety.

Preventive Eye Care: Regular eye exams with an ophthalmologist can help detect eye diseases at an early stage when they’re most treatable. They provide guidance on preventive eye care, such as protecting eyes from UV light, managing chronic conditions that can affect eyesight, and maintaining a lifestyle that supports eye health.

Emergency Eye Care: Ophthalmologists also provide immediate care for eye emergencies, such as eye injuries, sudden vision loss, or the onset of acute glaucoma. Prompt treatment in these cases can be crucial to preventing permanent vision damage or loss.

Visiting an Ophthalmologist at Mediclinic means you have access to a specialist who can provide comprehensive care for your eyes. Whether you need a routine eye exam, management of a chronic eye condition, or surgical intervention, ophthalmologists offer the expertise and advanced care necessary to protect and improve your vision and eye health.

Dr Frik de Jager Qualifications and Accreditations

HPC Reg No: MP0663336

Practice No: 260001100785

Qualifications:

2006 MBChB, University of Stellenbosch

2021 FC Ophth (SA), Colleges of Medicine

2021 MMed (Ophth), University of University of KwaZulu Natal

Dr Frik de Jager’s Consultation Fees

Dr Frik de Jager’s Consultation Fees vary based on several factors, including the type of consultation (initial visit, follow-up, specialized treatment), the complexity of the medical issue being addressed, and whether the patient is covered by medical aid or paying in cash. Additionally, fees may differ for procedures or tests that are conducted during the consultation. Lastly, to ensure you have the most current information on Dr Frik de Jager’s consultation fee structure for both medical aid and cash patients, please use the contacts below to inquire about the latest rates.

Dr Frik de Jager Contacts

Tel: 044 630 0770

Physical Address: 183 Langenhoven Street, Oudtshoorn, 6625

Practice Location: Mediclinic Klein Karoo

Email Address: info@drfrikdejager.co.za

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