Royal Bolton Hospital

01204 390390 Minerva Road, Farnworth , Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 0JR
http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk

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Ophthalmology

This Department is managed by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

H Block, Royal Bolton Hospital
01204 390390

Eye Unit Ward
01204 390736

Outpatient Clinic
01204 390390 ask for extension 3935

The Eye Unit at the Royal Bolton Hospital provides care for patients with a range of eye conditions.  The Department undertakes an extensive range of treatments for eye and vision disorders of both adults and children. The Bolton Eye Unit is widely regarded as one of the leading NHS ophthalmic departments in England.

The Unit (or Ophthalmology Department) has a ward, 2 operating theatres, an Outpatient department, Pre-Assessment clinic plus Orthoptist and optometry clinics. Clinics are also run at Salford Royal Hospital and community settings within Salford and Bolton.

There are seven consultants in the Ophthalmology Department who treat general eye conditions as well as each specialising in specific conditions including Occuloplastics, Ocular motility, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Retinal Disorders and Corneal Transplantation.

The consultant team is supported by the wider multi disciplinary team of nurses (many with highly specialised skills), optometrists, Orthoptists, and assistant practitioners as well as the support teams of secretaries and admin staff. We are also assisted by our clinic liaison officer and volunteers who provide vital information and counselling for our patients.

The department is also an important centre for teaching and training for doctors, nurses, medical students, Orthoptists and optometrists.

For more information please visit us on: http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/services/ophthalmology/

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Key facts about the Ophthalmology department at Royal Bolton Hospital

Time from GP referral to treatment

Up to 16 weeks for 9/10 patients

Latest reviews of this service

Mac Tel diognosis

My partner was referred to the eye clinic via Spec savers ( ? Macular hole ), just had our 3rd and final visit. We have never waited an...

23 March 2017

Seeing is believing thank you for helping my brother !!

My brother who is profoundly deaf through meningitis and also as other illnesses I take him to very many hospital appointments our mother...

12 March 2017

Cataract surgery

Surgery on my right eye was an ideal experience. The worst part of the whole procedure was having the cannula put in the back of my hand ...

10 March 2017

Treatment for wet malecular eye complaint Ophthalmology Dept

Whilst having this treatment for approximately five years I have no complaints whatsoever with the department. I was given about six...

4 March 2017

visiting the eye unit on 1st March 2017

When attending my appointment at Bolton Eye unit it was extremely busy however one of the doctors father had died so they were carrying o...

2 March 2017

Last updated on 08 April 2015.

Information supplied by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust