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Dr Dirk J. Booysen – Roodepoort


Dirk graduated from Witwatersrand Technicon with a Diploma in Optometry in 1984. He continued his studies at Ashton University, Birmingham, UK, to obtain a Professional Doctorate, D Optom. He also holds the MC Optom, from the Institute of Optometry, a TMOD, Concentrated Ocular Therapeutics, from Pennsylvania College of Optometry and a Certificate of Advanced Study from New England College of Optometry. He is currently in private practice, with a part time teaching position at the University of Johannesburg department of optometry. He is an Independent Consultant to several corporations in the optical industry. He authored the book “South African guide to topical ophthalmic drugs”. Dirk has written, published and lectured extensively on a many different topics relating to optometry. He loves flying vintage aircraft and is a scuba diving instructor.