Pieter Gouws holds the post of consultant ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings. He completed two fellowships prior to taking up this post, specialising in Glaucoma (Toronto, Canada) and Medical Retina (Bristol, England). He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, presented at national and international events and completed numerous clinical and laboratory research projects in Ophthalmology. Pieter Gouws also has a keen interest in teaching and holds qualifications in career counselling and medical education.
Pieter has developed a direct cataract referral service as well as a rapid access Lucentis treatment clinic for Macular Degeneration locally and is the clinical lead in Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme, now screening over 15,000 diabetic patients in East Sussex annually.