The West of England Eye Unit known as WEEU is situated within the Wonford hospital by the main entrance.
WEEU Out Patient Department (OPD)
The outpatient department consists of 10 consulting rooms, orthoptic suite, Laser suite, photography and glaucoma suites. Click here for more information.
WEEU Day Case Department
WEEU has its own day case area called Parkerswsell DCU and is situated off the main corridor at F or through from WEEU OPD. It has 12 day case chairs for predominantly cataract surgery though we are progressively undertaking more procedures as a day case. Click here for more information.
There is a dedicated Glaucoma unit at the RD&E WEEU. we also have a mobile glaucoma clinic which visits communities across Devon. Click here for more information
Ophthalmic Emergency Department Service
The ophthalmic Emergency service is a nurse practitioner run service operating 7 days a week 365 days a year led by a Staff Grade Ophthalmologist. Click here for more information.
Link to 9 July 2008 press release: The West of England Eye Unit celebrates 200 years of service in Exeter
The Royal Devon & Exeter West of England Eye Unit is gearing up for an expected increase in the number of patients set to benefit from the drug Lucentis being more widely available to treat a disease called wet age-related macular degeneration. Click here for the press release issued 21 May 2008.
Glaucoma service specialists win top award
A specialist team at the Royal Devon & Exeter hospital has won a national award for innovation and development of Glaucoma services. Click here for the full press release and information about Glaucoma.