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Bowen Hospital - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery)

Private Surgical Service, Ophthalmology

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.


Bowen’s modern, conveniently located private surgical hospital offers the best in private healthcare services Wellington has to offer. With our team of highly trained and dedicated medical specialists, and the very latest in equipment and techniques, we have a proud reputation for the quality of our care.

Private healthcare allows choice, flexibility and access to specialists who use the latest techniques in treatment. You are free to nominate your specialist and can expect your consultation and treatment in a timely manner without waiting list restrictions. Early treatment and intervention is often pivotal in ensuring the best outcome for patients.


Procedures / Treatments

  • Cataract

    A tiny incision is made in your eye and the cataract is broken up into small pieces using ultrasound vibrations.… More

  • Corneal Surgery

    Laser Refractive Surgery: LASIK and PRK laser treatments are used to correct refractive or focusing errors by reshaping the cornea.… More

  • Glaucoma

    Treatment is aimed at improving drainage of the excess fluid in the eye.… More

  • Ptosis Surgery

    This procedure typically involves making a small cut (incision) in the fold of the upper eyelid and shortening or reattaching the stretched or weakened eyelid lifting muscle. More

  • Retinal Surgery

    Laser: can be used to mend tears, seal leaking blood vessels or reattach minor retinal detachments.… More

  • Squints (Strabismus)

    An incision (cut) is made in the lining of the eye (the clear film that covers the eyeball).… More

Visiting Hours

Visitors are always welcome but please avoid calling during meal times and ensure you leave by 9:00pm.


Tea and coffee making facilities are available in our visitors' lounge.

Public Transport

Bus and train timetables can be viewed through www.metlink.org.nz


Ample free parking is provided within our hospital grounds. 


Nearest pharmacy here


Contact Details

98 Churchill Drive
Crofton Downs
Wellington 6035

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98 Churchill Drive
Crofton Downs
Wellington 6035

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98 Churchill Drive
Crofton Downs
Wellington 6035

This page was last updated at 2:50PM on August 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Bowen Hospital - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery).