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.

Squints - understanding your child's squint

Description:
This leaflet is for parents or carers and explains about a child's squint, the causes and the treatment.

Stereograms - understanding stereograms

Description:
This leaflet explains how to do some eye exercises to help with eye strain and double vision.

Sub-conjunctival haemorrhage

Description:
This information sheet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about sub-conjunctival haemorrhage (bleeding in your eye).

Trabeculectomy

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about having trabeculectomy surgery

Treatments for blepharospam and hemifacial spasm

Description:
This leaflet explains about treatments for blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm including the benefits, risks and any alternatives, together with what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Verteporfin and photodynamic therapy for central serous chorioretinopathy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the use of verteporfin and photodynamic therapy (also called PDT) for the treatment of central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR). It includes information about the benefits, risks and any alternatives, and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Visual field assessment

Description:
This leaflet gives you information about the tests involved in a visual field assessment.

Vitrectomy

Description:
This leaflet is for patients who need a vitrectomy to repair their retinal detachment. It explains what the surgery involves and the risks and benefits of the operation.

Vitreo retinal surgery posturing instructions

Description:
Information about your recovery from your vitreoretinal surgery.

Vitreo-retinal surgery - going home after surgery

Description:
This leaflet explains more about returning to your everyday activities after your vitreo-retinal surgery.
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