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Dr Juan Deseta

FCOphth(SA), Dip Ophth(SA), MBChB(Wits)

Dr Deseta is a South African Ophthalmologist (Eye Specialist) with extensive experience in eye surgery. He has operated on thousands of patients for well over a decade and his reputation for exceptional surgical results is the outcome of his focus on the best surgical techniques, latest technology and new innovations in eye health.


Dr Deseta completed his medical degree at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa in 2005.  He then completed his internship and community service at Groote Schuur Hospital, Red Cross Children’s Hospital and Victoria Hospital, Cape Town and went on to complete an elective at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.


Dr Deseta then completed a Diploma in Ophthalmology of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa: Dip Ophth(SA) and moved to Port Elizabeth to the Ophthalmology Department of Uitenhage Provincial Hospital. After two years Dr Deseta transferred to Port Elizabeth Provincial Hospital and then completed his Fellowship of the College of Ophthalmologists of South Africa: FC Ophth(SA) in conjunction with Groote Schuur Hospital , qualifying as a specialist Ophthalmologist.


After his 4 years at P.E Provincial Hospital, Dr Deseta moved into private practice; he partnered with internationally renowned eye surgeon, Dr Jan Venter and in 2017 joined the practice at The Eye and Laser Institute.


With a special interest in cataract surgery and LASER vision correction (LASIK and PRK), Dr Deseta continues to attend both local and international Ophthalmological congresses in order to integrate the most up-to-date technology and techniques into the practice. He also consults weekly in Jeffrey's Bay.

About Dr Deseta

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