Mr Pieter Gouws

Mr Pieter Gouws

Consultant Ophthalmic Consultant
MBChB (Pretoria) FRCOphth

Practising at

Spire Sussex Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Pieter Gouws at Spire include:


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Professional profile

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).

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.

Mr Gouws has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, presented at national and international events and completed numerous clinical and laboratory research projects in Ophthalmology. Mr Gouws also has a keen interest in teaching and holds qualifications in career counselling and medical education.

Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery
Retinal disease
Macular degeneration
Glaucoma treatment
Diabetic eye disease

Special Clinical Interests: Complex cataract surgery; Complex adult glaucoma; medical retina.

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