Orthoptist assess and diagnose disorders of vision, binocular vision (how the eyes work together as a pair) and ocular motility (eye movements). We offer treatment and management of those conditions where appropriate.
We serve both children and adults in an outpatient setting and take referrals from consultant ophthalmologists and pdaediatricians, GPs, health visitors and optometrists
The service is provided by qualified orthoptist supported by visual field technicians and administative staff.
All our orthoptist are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.
For children's orthoptic services, please visit our Children's services pages.
We also see patients from the maxillo-facial department, falls clinic and the head injury unit.