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Dr Chrissie Cockinos Ophthalmologist

Dr Chrissie Cockinos is an ophthalmologist who has a special interest in Laser Eye Surgery and Refractive Surgery, medical conditions like Hypertension and Diabetes that affect the eyes, Macular Degeneration,  latest technology Cataract surgery using multi focal and Toric lenses and glaucoma.

Dr Chrissie Cockinos graduated as an ophthalmologist in 1998 at Wits University.
Dr Cockinos also completed a Masters dissertation in corneal ulceration.

 Dr Chrissie Cockinos ophthalmologist

Dr Cockinos is a general ophthalmologist whose main interests include:

  • Laser eye surgery
  • Cataract microincision surgery using monofocal and multifocal intraocular lenses
  • Medical Retina (Diabetes and Macular Degeneration)
  • Surgical Retina (Retinal Detachment and Macular Surgery)
  • Glaucoma

Memberships and Registrations

Ophthalmological Society of South Africa
South African Vitreoretinal Society
Health Professions Council of South Africa (MP0385239)

Dr Chrissie Cockinos OphthalmologistDr Chrissie Cockinos Ophthalmologist


Curriculum Vitae Chrissanthie Cockinos

Date of birth 27 September 1964
Place of birth Burundi
Email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Work telephone no 0118832426 Cell 0824429362

Matriculated  Mount Pleasant High School, Harare, Zimbabwe 1981

Tertiary Education

BSc (Honours)  Human Genetics 1982-1985 Wits University MBChB (University of Pretoria) 1986-1991 Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) 1998

Work history

Internship (Johannesburg General Hospital) 1992 Senior House Officer Department of Ophthalmology 1993 Registrar Department of Ophthalmology 1994-1997

Consultant Department of Ophthalmology 1998-2002

Private Practice

1999-2004 Garden City Clinic
2004-2007 Donald Gordon Medical Centre
2007- present-private practice Sandhurst Eye Centre
Director Sandhurst Eye Centre

Special interest

Retinal surgery and Medical Retina
Cataract and Refractive Surgery including LASIK

Publications

C. Cockinos. Genetics in Ophthalmology. S A Ophthalmology; 1994
C Cockinos, T Carmichael. Comparison of topical ciprofloxacin vs subconjuntival injection of cephazolin and amikacin in bacterial keratitis in St John Hospital. SA Ophthalmol journal; 1998
C Cockinos, L Dini. Acanthamoeba keratitis - a new sub species. American journal of microbiology; 1994
I Mayet, C Cockinos. Retinopathy of Prematurity in an African tertiary hospital. Eye; 2007
C. Cockinos. Concurrent use of Anti VegF in cataract surgery. S A Ophthalmol journal; 2012 vol 7(2)
C. Cockinos. Epiretinal membrane surgery in cataract patients. S A Ophthalmol journal; 2012 vol 7(2)

Presentations

Comparison of topical ciprofloxacin vs subconjuntival injection of cephazolin and amikacin in bacterial keratitis in St John Hospital. OSSA congress 1998
Concurrent use of Anti vegf in cataract surgery. SASCRS 2011
Epiretinal membrane surgery in cataract patients. SASCRS 2011

Educational Activities        

Examiner for MMed (Ophth ) degree thesis Wits University 2013