Dr. Jonathan Joffe
FCS Ophth (SA) 1990
Following his qualification as an Ophthalmologist in 1990, Dr Joffe relocated to Namibia and served as Head Ophthalmologist at Windhoek Central Hospital from 1991 to 1995.
With the vast experience he gained during this time, he established his own private practice in 1995.
His keen interest in IT provided a framework for his pioneering work in the field of refractive surgery. The first Excimer laser procedures in Namibia were performed by Dr Joffe in 2000. From 1998 - 2000 he traveled to Cape Town with his patients to perform the procedure there. Dr Joffe was a keen triathlete, marathon runner & squash player.
His dedication to general ophthalmology, and special interest in cataract and refractive work, as well as anterior segment surgery, enables him to offer state of the art procedures, including:
• Premium and multifocal intraocular lens implantation following Femto laser assisted cataract surgery
• Excimer laser refractive surgery (trans-PRK)
• Corneal transplants, including the latest in lamellar surgery (DALK & DMEK)
• Intra-corneal ring segments (ICRS)
• Phakic intraocular lenses (ICL, ICPL, Artisan/Artiflex)
• Modern glaucoma surgery
Dr Jonathan Joffe is the founder and visionary behind the Olympia Eye & Laser Centre.
The combination of skilled staff, the latest in diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and technology, and a drive to implement the latest research into the service provided to the Namibian nation, sets OELC apart as a premium eye care centre.
Dr Joffe’s membership of the following ophthalmological societies (OSSA, SASCRS, AAO, ASCRS, ESCRS) is evidence of his dedication to remain a leader in ophthalmology.
The recent addition of the Olympia Aesthetic Centre, is creating a new opportunity for patients to experience total body well being.