Opthalmology Services imageThe George Eliot Ophthalmology Service offers subspecialty clinics covering:

  • General Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma
  • Medical Retina
  • Cataract assessment, surgery and follow-up
  • Paediatric ophthalmology
  • Stroke assessments
  • Minor Oculoplastics
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Contact us

Tel: Ophthalmology Appointments: 024 7615 3735

Cataract Surgery: 024 7686 5502


  • Mr M Yacub
  • Mr K Riaz
  • MR A Awan

Theatre procedures:

  • Theatre Procedures: referral to assessment appointment 8 weeks, assessment to surgery 10 weeks

See & Treat Services (1-stop appointment):

  • Minor Oculoplastics – offering eyelid and lacrimal procedures including syringing of tear ducts, Meibomian cyst/chalazion removal, eyelid lesions, and insertion of punctal plugs for punctual plugs)
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy – a small proportion of patients who undergo cataract surgery will see opacification of the posterior lens capsule, this prevents light reaching the retina. The procedure restores clear vision; usually one appointment with no follow-up.


  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT)
  • Biometry – used to calculate the power of intraocular lens (IOL) implants required for cataract surgery
  • Visual Fields – used to detect dysfunction in central and peripheral vision
  • A-scan ultrasound biometry
  • B-scan ultrasonography