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86 People
Number of people in A&E department
0:55 Hours
Average wait to be seen by a clinician
2:30 Hours
Average time in the department


Ophthalmology is the medical and surgical management of conditions of the eye and its attached parts. 

The department undertakes approximately 7,000 day case procedures, 100,000 outpatient attendances and over 20,000 eye casualty attendances per year across Royal Berkshire Hospital, Prince Charles Eye Unit and West Berkshire Community Hospital.

All outpatient sites include up to date equipment: OCT with angiography and autofluorescence, HRT, anterior and posterior segment photography with FFA and ICG, ultrasound, YAG/SLT and multispot argon lasers, Pentacam scanning and IOL master biometry.