About Dr. Lara Sandri

Dr Lara Sandri completed her medical degree and specialised in Ophthalmology at the University of Witwatersrand. She then completed her Vitreoretinal Surgery fellowship in Liverpool, UK, under one of the world's most highly recognised Vitreoretinal Surgeons, Professor David Wong.

Dr Sandri thereafter extended her training with a further Ocular Oncology fellowship under Professor Heinrich Heimann at the Liverpool Ocular Oncology Centre, Europe’s largest Oncology Centre. She has been actively involved in developing novel surgical techniques during her time in Liverpool and has presented her research both locally and internationally.

After returning to South Africa, Dr Sandri has paved the way for setting up South Africa’s first private ocular oncology service at Retina Surgery Centre in collaboration with JHB Eye Hospital.