Melrose House is an ophthalmology practice in Claremont, Cape Town serviced by eye specialists (ophthalmologists), Drs Raoul Scholtz, Dr Andrew Ivey and Dr Steven Lapere. The practice is fully equipped with the latest technology to offer you a premium comprehensive service.


This group of well-qualified ophthalmologists offer a broad range of expert eye care, including but not limited to, the diagnosis and treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, all disorders of the retina and squint surgery.

Receptionists for:

Dr Scholtz: Ms Marilyn van Zyl
Dr Ivey: Mrs Charlene Williams
Dr Lapere: Ms Karyn da Costa

Mrs Debbie Pastor and Ms Marcia Stadler

Melrose practice is situated at 14 Palmyra Road, Claremont. To book an appointment, please contact 021 671 5154.

The practice is fully equipped with a fundus camera, OCT (optical coherence tomographer), IOL Master, Humphreys visual fields analyser, phoropters, autorefractors, anterior segment cameras, B-scan ultrasound and UBM-ultrasound.

Fluorescein angiograms, laser treatments and intravitreal injections are performed at the Laser Suite, in the Peninsula Eye Hospital, which is part of the Kingsbury Hospital complex.

Intraocular procedures (cataract, glaucoma, squint and retinal procedures) are performed at the Peninsula Eye Hospital in the Kingsbury Hospital complex, Wilderness Road, Claremont.

Radioactive plaque brachytherapy procedures are performed at the UCT (University of Cape Town) private academic hospital, situated in Anzio Road, Observatory.