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Southern Cross Invercargill 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.


Southern Cross' Invercargill hospital was originally established in 1919.  It was bequeathed to Southern Cross in 1992 - and a new hospital was built and completed in August 1994.

The hospital is a top class facility in a very pleasant inner city location, situated opposite Queens Park.
Our hospital offers patients quality care and features comfortable patient rooms with pleasant surroundings and close by cafes for family and support people to access.

Our promise is a quality-driven and friendly service and we offer our patients excellent, modern facilities, and access to a range of elective surgical and specialist services including general surgery, gynaecological surgery, breast surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, gastroenterology and endoscopy services, urology and vascular surgery.


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

Weekdays 8:00 to 20:00 
Weekends 8:00 to 20:00

Public Transport

The Invercargill City Council provides good public transport information. See here


Over 20 parking spaces are provided for patients and visitors.

Contact Details

108 Deveron Street
Southland 9810

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Street Address

108 Deveron Street
Southland 9810

Postal Address

PO Box 1502
Invercargill 9840

This page was last updated at 2:41PM on June 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern Cross Invercargill Hospital - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery).