The Ophthalmology department provides a general outpatient service that covers common problems related to cataract, macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and oculoplastic conditions.
Special services include neonatal screening and paediatric/adult ocular motility problems. The service includes day case cataract surgery, laser procedures (excluding refractive corrections) and minor operations. The service is supported by our Orthoptics department.
The service sees and cares for patients with:
Paediatric Ophthalmology conditions
Thyroid eye disease
The service also provides:
Low vision aids
An Oculoplastic service
Visual field tests
Outpatient clinics generally operate between the hours of 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Dawn Brazier, Head of Orthoptic Services
Referrals are accepted from GPs or other healthcare professionals only.