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Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology
Opening Times: Monday to Friday 8:30 - 17:30.
Telephone: 01493 452121.
Location: Right of the hospital main entrance.

Our multi-disciplinary team provides comprehensive eye care services with state-of-the-art facilities and the latest techniques. Our aim is to provide you with the best quality care, with our team of specialists covering all the major sub-specialties of ophthalmology.

Our AMD service beats national targets. In a recent audit 94% of our patients were reviewed within 5 weeks of their last appointment (target >75%).

 

What services are provided?

Our team contains specialists in all the major areas of eye care:

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract surgery
  • Cornea & ocular surface disease
  • Retina - including macula degeneration (AMD) & diabetes
  • Vitreo-retinal surgery
  • Paediatric ophthalmology
  • Ocular motility & squint
  • Oculoplastics & reconstructive surgery
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Uveitis
  • Medical contact lenses
  • Low vision services

 

How can I get a referral?

Patients can be referred by their local GP or optometrist.

 

Where is the department located?

Out-patient clinics and surgical facilities are based at James Paget University Hospital. The department entrance is situated to the right of the main hospital entrance.

Clinics are also held at Beccles Hospital.

 

Leaflets giving more information about treatments and services offered can be found in the Ophthalmology folder on the Information Leaflets page here.

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