The Eye Unit was opened in 1968. It includes an in-patient ward with adjacent day-bed unit.
The outpatient department runs general and specialist clinics and eye casualty, and there is also an excellent Orthoptic Department.
Slit-lamp and indirect argon lasers, Nd.-YA laser and photodynamic therapy are available.
The department has fluoroscein angiography, digital photography, A & B-scan ultrasound, corneal topography, optic coherence tomograpy, ultrasound pachymetry, and IOL master biometry available. The Eye Casualty Unit was completely refurbished in 2016.
The RBH hospital eye service has eleven consultants covering a wide range
of ophthalmic disease, all based full or part time at the RBH. There is one associate specialist, three fellows, four staff grades, one specialist registrar and one specialty trainee (VTS). The RBH consultant ophthalmologists all undertake general ophthalmology with special interests:
Eye Casualty Lead Consultant
Mr S Perera Cataracts
Miss A S Bacon Oculoplastics
Mr P H Constable Glaucoma
Mr A N El-Amir Vitreoretinal
Mr Toofeeq Paediatric
Mr M Leyland Corneal/external disease
Mr A R Pearson Lacrimal/oculoplastic
Mr R Moosavi Glaucama
Mr M Entabi Medical Retina
Mr V Tanner Vitreoretinal
Miss S L Watson Medical retina
Debbie Lyons Head Orthoptist
Sheila Gibson Outpatient Sister
Sarah Cherrill Matron
Sarjo Jammeh-Gibba Nurse Practitioner
Ganesh Naik Eye Casualty Advanced Nurse Practitioner
To enquire about a new clinic appointment please call the Contact Centre on 0845 900 7000.
To enquire about a follow up clinic appointment please call the Eye Clinic Reception on 0118 322 7169.
Eye Block, Level 2
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
0118 322 7169