Vision for a Better Life.


Dr Moosa

Durban Eye Hospital

The Durban Eye & Laser Clinic was founded in 2000 when Dr Farouk Moosa embarked on a unique venture to create the first, individually owned, private eye laser clinic in KwaZulu-Natal, dedicated solely to providing optimum care for those with ocular disorders. After securing a central venue in Durban, acquiring the most qualified staff to assist him, and purchasing a state of the art laser machine, the Durban Eye & Laser Clinic was officially opened to the public in 2000, by the then Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkezi...

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Dr Farouk Moosa was born and brought up in Durban (KwaZulu-Natal), matriculating from Sastri College in 1974. In 1978, he completed a B.Sc, majoring in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the University of Durban-Westville (now known as UKZN), followed by an Honours degree in Biochemistry in 1979. Dr Moosa then went on to complete his medical degree (MB.CHb) at UKZN in 1985, served his internship at Kind Edward Hospital, thereafter specializing in Ophthalmology (M.Med) in 1990...

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Being an Ophthalmologist, Dr Moosa saw a gap in the KwaZulu Natal market for a specialized eye care facility and in 2009, Dr Moosa and his team embarked on a venture to create this facility for his patients and the wider community. A vision that took time to perfect, many long hours to plan and months to get the relevant approvals, in 2014, the construction of this new facility, The Durban Eye Hospital, began at 38 South Road, Overport, Durban. Together with this facility, Dr Moosa also created a sub-acute facility, Humana Health Care, within the same building...

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Benefits of choosing us

Forward Thinkers

The Durban Eye & Laser Clinic is one of the leading laser clinics in South Africa. Our staff are fully qualified, providing you with friendly, warm and excellent service whilst in their care.

Experience Counts

Dr Moosa, having completed over 5000 successful laser procedures to date, prides himself on ensuring quality vision, as well as comfort to the patient before, during and after the procedure.

Quality Control

The number one priority of the Durban Eye & Laser Clinic is to provide our patients with the best in safety and quality care, abiding by strict protocols whilst still maintaining a personal, one-on-one relationship with every patient.

Innovative Technology

The Durban Eye & Laser Clinic houses the new Schwind Amaris 750S, the only machine of its kind in KwaZulu-Natal, that allows for the correction of long-sightedness, with the shortest laser time. So when choosing the Durban Eye & Laser Clinic, you will know that you are in trusted hands.

Am I a candidate?

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Lasik can be performed on most individuals with the following:

  • Over 18 years of age
  • Have a stable prescription for more than one year i.e. no change in your eye sight
  • In good physical health i.e. no uncontrolled diabetes etc.
  • If you are being prescribed any medication, please advise Dr Moosa, especially acne and heart medication
  • Not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Having an appropriate corneal thickness and shape, as well as pupil size – all which will be determined in your initial consultation with Dr Moosa.