For management and treatment of conditions that affect the inside and the back of the eye, such as the vitreous and retina, including retinal detachment.
What this service does:
This is a highly skilled team, that has undergone subspeciality fellowship in Vitreous and retinal disorders.
A patient, who has vitreous haemorrhage, retinal detachment or a combination of the two such as in diabetics, or following severe injury to the eye is treated by this service.
Surgery generally involves using vitrectomy machines and fine micro surgery instrumentation.
The conditions that are treated include, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, vitreous haemorrhage, retinal detachment, trauma, perforating injury, diabetic retinopathy.
These conditions may lead to sudden loss of vision which is alarming.
Patient information leaflets
Retinal detachment surgery
OCT and FFA
Trauma Unit – Blunt Trauma and Perforating