Ophthalmology is the specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions including emergency eye problems.
About our Service
Our comprehensive Ophthalmology service provides dedicated one-stop cataract clinics, along with sub-specialist clinics in glaucoma, corneal/external eye disease, macular degeneration, oculoplastics and paediatric ophthalmology. An emergency ophthalmic service is provided throughout the week, as well as dedicated anterior and posterior segment laser treatment sessions and a cyst / minor ops clinic. Our surgical services encompass small-incision cataract surgery, squint surgery, glaucoma, corneal and conjunctival surgery, lacrimal, eyelid and orbital surgery and intra-vitreal injections for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, corneal collagen cross linking and NHS laser eye surgery for specific corneal disease indications.
We are a Tertiary Centre of Excellence for corneal transplant surgery, keratoconus, iris reconstruction, intraocular lens reconstruction and advanced cataract surgery.
Accessing the Service
This service is available on Choose & Book.
The services of some of our ophthalmic consultants are also available privately through the L&D’s Cobham Clinic.
The Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) can offer you advice, emotional support and information about: eye conditions, benefits you may be entitled to, employment issues, useful organisations, registering your sight loss, rehabilitation, and more.
Tel: 07565 204 746
We are currently fundraising for specialist equipment for the Eye Unit. To find out more about fundraising for the Eye Unit please contact the fundraising team.
Via switchboard 01582 49 11 66