Eye (ophthalmology) patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Photochemical corneal collagen cross-linkage using riboflavin (vitamin B2) and ultraviolet light for keratoconus and other corneal ectatic disorders

Description:
This leaflet explains more about photochemical corneal collagen cross-linkage, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives, and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Posterior vitreous

Description:
Posterior vitreous detachment is an eye condition. This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about posterior vitreous detachment.

Primary angle closure

Description:
This leaflet explains more about how to recognise and treat primary angle closure glaucoma.

Pseudosquint

Description:
This leaflet explains the term pseudosquint.

Pterygium

Description:
This information sheet will help answer some of the questions you may have about a pterygium. It explains the risks, benefits and alternatives of thesurgery to remove it as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Ptosis surgery

Description:
This leaflet explains more about ptosis surgery, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Retinal detachment requiring buckling

Description:
This leaflet helps answer your questions about treating your retinal detachment with a buckling procedure. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Retinal vein occlusion

Description:
This leaflet explains more about retinal vein occlusions.

Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT)

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having selective laser trabeculoplasty, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Squints - Understanding squint surgery

Description:
This leaflet provides information on squint surgery.
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