The Ophthalmological Society of South Africa promotes the interests of ophthalmology in general and of its members in particular!


OSSA remains committed to a vision of attainable, best quality vision for all.

The society has a number of core functions and aims to support members whilst engaging with all stakeholders in eye care to provide patient driven care in the field of ophthalmology.

Details about membership can be found on this website or directed to the OSSA office on

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Latest SA Ophthalmology Journal

The SA Ophthalmology Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal and the official mouthpiece of the Ophthalmological Society of South Africa. It appears on a quarterly basis. The journal is also accredited by the SA Dept of Higher Education & Training. The journal publishes review articles, original studies and case reports.

We are also listed on Google Scholar and thus accessible to academic searches via the internet on an international level.

Access the Author's instructions HERE

Latest Journal edition HERE.


Ophthalmic Management Group

The Ophthalmology Management Group Limited (OMG) represents the majority of practising Ophthalmologists in South Africa.

It is a Management Services Organisation with nearly 20 years of solid track record and experience in the private health sector, established for the benefit of private practicing Ophthalmologists and Ophthalmologists in the Public Sector with limited private practice.

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EXCO Members

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    Dr Steven Lapere


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    Dr Bayanda Mbambisa
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    Dr Farah Moti
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    Dr Linda Visser
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    Dr Schalk Du Toit
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    Dr Petrus Gous
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    Dr Jyothi Srikewal
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    Dr Johann Lamprecht
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    Dr Jan Talma
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    Dr Jaco Maartens
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    Prof Wayne Marais
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