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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.
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.
You can choose whether or not to wear a face mask while visiting our Trust, unless you’re asked to wear a mask by our nursing staff.
Please use hand gel or wash your hands with soap and water.
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.
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.
Windsor railway station is approximately a 20 minute walk or five minutes by car or taxi.
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.