Retinal Clinics

The main investigation into retinal disorders caused by diabetes, age-related macular degeneration and inflammatory disease are carried out at East Surrey Hospital.

Clinics are held on Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The latest high-tech equipment and techniques are used to identify retinal problems, including Fluorescein Angiography, which is a special dye and camera to look at blood flow in the retina, and Indocyanine Green Angiography, which photographs the deeper choroidal vessels of the eye. The department also has two optical computed tomography scanner.

Surgery is either carried out at East Surrey Hospital or Crawley Hospital, and both hospitals have lasers for retinal treatment.