Dr Uys did a mini-fellowship in Bremen, Germany, at the vitreoretinal training school. The primary faculty of the European Vitreo-Retinal Training School is comprised entirely of high volume vitreoretinal surgeons, selected for their vast experience, innovative capabilities, up-to-date knowledge and teaching talent. He is currently offering a retinal surgery service to Pietermaritzburg, Hilton, and Natal Midlands. Dr Uys was a part-time consultant at Greys Hospital for almost 10 years, until August 2015, where he was involved in teaching other young ophthalmologists. He is currently involved in teaching 5th year medical students during their rotation in Ophthalmology.
His other interests include small incision refractive cataract surgery, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic eye disease, screening of premature babies to exclude ROP and squint surgery. Dr Uys also has a sound knowledge of neuro ophthalmology and is able to treat neurological ophthalmic conditions such such as proptosis; cranial nerve III, IV and VI palsies; thyroid eye disease (Graves’ eye disease) and diplopia (or double vision)