Ophthalmology (eyes)

The ophthalmology service cares for patients with eye conditions or injuries to the eye.

We assess, treat and carry out surgical procedures at three of our hospitals (Royal Derby Hospital, Queen's Hospital Burton, and Samuel Johnson Community Hospital).

Outpatient clinics

We run general outpatient clinics for patients with

  • eye problems related to diabetes
  • glaucoma
  • medical retina
  • anterior segment
  • oculoplastic disorders

Eye surgery

Eye surgery is performed at Queen's Hospital Burton and Royal Derby Hospital using modern methods and equipment. Patients are usually allowed to go home the same day as their surgery (day case patients).

Surgeries include:

  • cataract surgery
  • laser therapy
  • glaucoma surgery
  • intravitreal injections
  • oculoplastics
  • vitreoretinal surgery

Royal Derby Hospital

Location

Ophthalmology outpatients
Level 2, Kings Treatment Centre
Royal Derby Hospital
Uttoxeter Road
Derby
DE22 8NE

Nearest entrance: 6  
Nearest car park: 3

Telephone: 01332 787 002

Ophthalmology day case unit
Level 3, Kings Treatment Centre
Royal Derby Hospital 
Uttoxeter Road
Derby
DE22 8NE

Nearest entrance: 6
Nearest car park: 3

Queen's Hospital Burton

Location

Ophthalmology outpatients
Level 1
Queen's Hospital Burton
Belvedere Road
Burton on Trent 
DE13 0RB

Telephone: 01283 566 333 ext 5211

Samuel Johnson Community Hospital

Location

Samuel Johnson Community Hospital
Trent Valley Road
Lichfield
WS13 6EF

Telephone: 01543 412 900