Dr Lourens Van Zyl

Dr Lourens Van Zyl

MBChB, FCOphth, FRANZCO, FRCSI, FEBO, MMed(RefCatSurg)

Cataract and Laser Refractive Surgeon

About Dr Lourens Van Zyl

Dr Van Zyl is a locally and internationally trained eye surgeon. Dr Van Zyl is a locally and internationally trained eye surgeon. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Pretoria in 2003 and within ten years, Dr Van Zyl had relocated to Australia and was on track for an ophthalmology career that would change the lives of thousands.

‘I strive to provide my patients with the highest quality of ophthalmic care in the most caring, professional and relaxed environment.’’

After finishing his initial training in 2011, Dr Van Zyl earned his FRANZCO distinction - an important qualification only awarded to a handful of specialist surgeons in both Australia and New Zealand. Soon after, Dr Van Zyl completed his Graduate Diploma and master's degree in Cataract and Refractive surgery at the University of Sydney.

Even during his early training, Dr Van Zyl had one clear goal, to give his patients access to the most premium, advanced care possible. So today, with every new patient he meets, Dr Van Zyl is dedicated to not only improving their vision but connecting with them on a level where he gains a deep understanding of their hopes and surgery goals.

Special Interests

  • Laser and intraocular lens refractive surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Surgical and laser management of glaucoma