Eye Hospital (Arcadia)

Africa's first private eye hospital and comprehensive eye care centre was established in 1991.

Eye Hospital

A dedicated 40-bed eye hospital, equipped with an ultra modern 20-chair day ward and intensive care unit, is manned by specially trained ophthalmic nursing staff.

A modern theatre complex, with six theatres, is specially designed and equipped with advanced, specialized surgical equipment - one is equipped with the Excimer laser. Specially trained ophthalmic nursing staff support the doctors during eye operations.

24-Hour nursing emergency eye care service is available.

Specialized Unit

A wide range of highly specialized and state of the art equipment, for example, lasers, eye sonar’s, visual field analyzers and fluorescein cameras are new.

Ophthalmic Pharmacy

The pharmacy specializes in eye medication. We have three qualified, friendly pharmacists available to dispense your medication and counsel you on the use of your medication.

For any enquiries contact the pharmacists at: Tel: 012 343 2425

  • Mondays to Fridays : 07:30 to 18:00
  • Saturdays : 09:00 to 12:00


Ferreira, Kennedy and Zwarts at the Pretoria Eye Institute offers you personal attention from experienced eye care professionals.


  • 45 minutes or more per session enables in-depth eye consultations
  • Specialist spectacle and contact lens prescriptions especially for unique cases and first-timers
  • Our onsite lab means we deliver faster
  • And, we promise not to rush you when you’re selecting the most flattering frame.
  • Our clients benefit from our close working relationships with other clinical professionals at the Pretoria Eye Institute.

What Makes Us Different

Situated within the Pretoria Eye Institute, our practice has over the years gained expertise in dealing with clinically challenging eye cases and the unique needs of children.

We work as a team, drawing on our collective experience and discussing each unique case in order to arrive at the best possible solution for each patient. We are particularly experienced in dealing with Post Corneal Graft cases and Advanced Keratoconus.

Get In Touch:

  • Tell: 012 343 2431
  • Fax: 012 343 2412
  • Email: info@fkzoptometrists.co.za
  • Address: Pretoria Eye Institute, 630 Francis Baard St, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007
  • Hours: Monday—Friday: 8:00AM–17:00PM | Saturday: 08:00AM–13:00PM

Prosthetic/ Art Eyes

Individually matched artificial eyes and sclera shells are custom designed and created by registered Ocularists, for people who have lost an eye or suffer from genetic defect.

Contact: Jackie Heatlie

  • Tel: 012 343 5873 / 012 344 1567
  • 082 492 1848 (for emergencies)
  • Email: arteyes@futurejhb.co.za
  • Website: www.arteyesassoc.co.za
  • MONDAY – THURSDAY 10:00 – 16:00


An Orthoptist, Kate Housley, is available to treat eye movement disorders, in co-operation with ophthalmologists.

  • Contact: 012 344 1867

Low Vision Service

The Low Vision Pretoria Practice provides low vision services that includes a low vision functional examination, information regarding your vision, spectacles if necessary, adaptation methods and low vision optical, non-optical and electronic devices. Low vision patients can no longer be helped with ordinary optometric intervention.

We only examine patients with low vision related problems, making us the only pure low vision practice in Pretoria. LVP was established in 2013 and the owner, Annelize van Zyl has a Masters Degree in Optometry with years of experience and a special interest in low vision.

Get In Touch:

  • Tel: 012 343 0069 / 0010
  • Email: lowvisionpta@gmail.com
  • Website: www.lowvisionpretoria.co.za


  • Monday to Thursday: 8 am — 4 pm
  • Fridays: 8 am — 2 pm
  • Sundays, Saturdays & Public Holidays: Closed