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Leaflets about our eye services

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Leaflets about our eye (ophthalmology) services.

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aqueous-shunt-tube

Aqueous shunt or tube surgery

PDF, 147KB

Information in large font about having aqueous shunt/tube surgery. It includes the benefits and risks of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Resource number: 2387/VER4
Last reviewed: June 2019
Next review: June 2022

A list of sources is available on request.

 


 

laser-iridoplasty

Laser iridoplasty

PDF, 329KB

Information about having laser iridoplasty to treat angle closure. It includes the benefits and risks of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Resource number: 2398/VER4
Last reviewed: March 2020
Next review: March 2023

A list of sources is available on request.

 


 

laser-peripheral-iridotomy

Laser peripheral iridotomy

PDF, 138KB

Information in large font about having a laser peripheral iridotomy to treat angle closure. It includes the benefits and risks of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Resource number: 2399/VER5
Last reviewed: January 2021
Next review: January 2024

A list of sources is available on request.

 


 

open-angle-glaucoma

Open angle glaucoma (OAG)

PDF, 142KB

This leaflet in large font explains what open angle glaucoma is. If you have any further questions or concerns, please speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Resource number: 4881/VER1
Last reviewed: December 2019
Next review: December 2022

A list of sources is available on request.

 

 


 

selective-laser-trabeculoplasty

Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT)

PDF, 186KB

This leaflet in large font explains more about having SLT, including the benefits, risks and alternatives, and what you can expect when you come to hospital. 

Resource number: 2408/VER6
Last reviewed: July 2021
Next review: July 2024

A list of sources is available on request.

 


 

after-your-vitreo-retinal-surgery

Vitreo-retinal surgery - what to expect after

PDF, 154KB

This leaflet explains more about returning to your everyday activities after your vitreoretinal surgery. If you have any further questions, please speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Resource number: 2220/VER4
Last reviewed: September 2018
Next review: Setptember 2021

A list of sources is available on request.