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Prince Charles Eye Unit

Welcome to the Prince Charles Eye Unit, Windsor. We offer a range of ophthalmology services to help provide care closer to home to the population of Windsor and the surrounding area.

Services

  • Eye Day Bed Unit (Monday - Friday)
  • Nurse-Led Pre-Op
  • Intravitreal injection service
  • Eye OPD
  • Eye casualty walk-in services (which has Nurse Practitioners working alongside medical staff)
  • Orthoptic services including Paediatrics
  • All our clinics are support by our Eye Clinic Liaison Officer who support patients with visual impairment and link them to social services for additional support.

We are a training unit and care may be provided by a trainee.

When you attend your appointment can you please bring all your current glasses with you also an up to date list of medication. As part of your care you may have eye drops instilled which will dilate your pupils resulting in you having blurred vision, this will affect your ability to drive home.

Can we please ask you to be mindful of social distancing whilst in the unit and please attend your appointment alone if possible.

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday
OPD: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Ward: 7:00am - 6:00pm

Eye casualty 8:30am – 5:00pm (Saturday 8:30am - 12:30pm)

On Sunday and bank holidays the eye casualty service is provided at the Royal Berkshire Hospital as a walk-in service.

Getting Here

Car

Please be aware there is limited parking on site due to the one-way system currently in place due to COVID.

We would recommend patients arrange to be dropped-off at the hospital main entrance and then collected at the ward entrance (which is on your left hand side as you leave the hospital car park), after your appointment.

Pay and Display car parking is available at the hospital, as well as designated spaces for disabled parking, motor cycles and bicycles.

There is also a drop-off point and a taxi rank near the main entrance to the hospital.

There are four spaces for disabled drivers next to the main entrance and four in the main car park close to the main entrance.

Train

Windsor railway station is approximately a 20 minute walk or five minutes by car or taxi.

Bus

There is a regular bus service (708 or 8) from Windsor town centre to the bus stop directly outside the hospital, on St. Leonard’s Road.

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