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Royston Hospital - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery)

Private Surgical Service

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.

Glaucoma

Treatment is aimed at improving drainage of the excess fluid in the eye.

Laser Surgery: there are several different glaucoma laser techniques, but all involve aiming a laser beam into the eye which you will see as a bright light, similar to a camera flash.

Trabeculectomy: this is a surgical procedure in which a tiny hole is made in the sclera (white of the eye) that provides an alternative fluid drainage pathway.

This page was last updated at 4:11PM on March 4, 2019.