Location: The Eye Unit is on the 1st floor in the Treatment Centre.
Most eye surgery is done as day case without requiring an overnight hospital stay. All eye conditions are treated in the unit as well as general eye clinics, emergency eye clinics and clinics for cataract and cataract-related disorders.
Our consultants run eye clinics in Doddington County Hospital and The Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely.
Many of our eye consultants work in Addenbrooke’s Hospital and in the Moorfields Eye Unit at Bedford Hospital.
- Clinic (by appointment only) - 9am - 5pm
- Emergency clinic - 9am - 3pm *
- Procedure unit - 7.30am - 7.30pm
* Please note that this is not a walk-in clinic. Patients are booked into this clinic by referral only.
Community and hospital care
Our team in the eye unit work closely with specially trained community optometrists and orthoptists so that patients can be cared for outside of the hospital and closer to home wherever possible.
Support to patients newly diagnosed with sight loss
Eye Clinic Liaison Officer, Vicky French can talk to patients and / or their relatives to try and provide emotional and practical support
Vicky works alongside Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind and the Sensory Services Team at Cambridgeshire County Council, to provide a joined up approach.