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Southern Cross Hospital New Plymouth - 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.

Description

Established in 1983, and the only private surgical hospital in the city, our hospital provides services to around 4500 patients each year.

A programme of extensive modernisation and facility upgrades has enabled the hospital to offer a wide range of services to patients in the wider Taranaki region. The hospital features advanced theatres and comfortable patient facilities, and currently has 37 inpatient beds, and a day-stay facility that caters for 10 patients at any time.

 

Consultants

Procedures / Treatments

  • Cataract

    A tiny incision is made in your eye and the cataract is broken up into small pieces using ultrasound vibrations.… More

  • Corneal Surgery

    Laser Refractive Surgery: LASIK and PRK laser treatments are used to correct refractive or focusing errors by reshaping the cornea.… More

  • Glaucoma

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

  • Ptosis Surgery

    This procedure typically involves making a small cut (incision) in the fold of the upper eyelid and shortening or reattaching the stretched or weakened eyelid lifting muscle. More

  • Retinal Surgery

    Laser: can be used to mend tears, seal leaking blood vessels or reattach minor retinal detachments.… More

  • Squints (Strabismus)

    An incision (cut) is made in the lining of the eye (the clear film that covers the eyeball).… More

Visiting Hours

Weekdays 10:00 to 20:00
Weekends 10:00 to 20:00

Public Transport

The Taranaki Regional Council provides good public transport information. See here

Parking

Over 20 parking spaces are provided for patients and visitors.

Contact Details

205 St Aubyn Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Street Address

205 St Aubyn Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

Postal Address

PO Box 979
Taranaki Mail Centre
New Plymouth 4340

This page was last updated at 2:48PM on July 8, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern Cross Hospital New Plymouth - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery).