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Eye Clinic Liaison officer

Last updated on Monday, August 16, 2021

Our Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) complements the low vision service by providing support and information to visually impaired patients. They are located within the Ophthalmology Department at Arrowe Park Hospital.

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Tag:   eye (3)     support (24)     vision (7)     impaired (2)    

Arrowe Eye Casualty

Last updated on Monday, August 16, 2021

The emergency eye service is based in the eye clinic at Arrowe Park Hospital. The service is available during working hours for patients with acute eye conditions. Patients are required to be referred to obtain an appointment. Referrals are triaged based on clinical urgency. Out with these hours,...

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Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (DESP)

Last updated on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Untreated diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common causes of sight loss. When the condition is caught early, treatment is effective at reducing or preventing damage to your sight.  Diabetic retinopathy occurs when diabetes affects small blood vessels, damaging the part of the eye called...

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Tag:   screening (8)     diabetic (1)     diabetes (7)     blood sugar (4)     desp (1)     retinopathy (1)     retina (3)    

Orthoptics

Last updated on Monday, August 16, 2021

Orthoptists diagnose and manage binocular vision and eye movement disorders in patients of all ages. We detect squints, amblyopia (lazy eye), as well as other visual and eye muscle defects (which can sometimes cause symptoms of double vision, eye strain and headaches). We work closely with the op...

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Tag:   Orthoptic (1)     eye (3)     binocular (1)     amblyopia (1)     squint (1)     lazy eye (1)     sight (2)    

Ophthalmic Technical Services

Last updated on Monday, August 16, 2021

Our team of ophthalmic technicians provide the following services: Visual field testing for a range of eye conditions including glaucoma which assists the ophthalmologist in diagnosis and management Retinal imaging (photographing the back of the eye) which is also used by the ophthalmologist...

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Tag:   retina (3)     retinal (2)     ophthalmic (1)     biometry (1)     visual (2)     eye (3)    

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