The Glaucoma Unit
Please find below information on the services provided by the Glaucoma department within the West of England Eye Unit. There is also a staff page where you can find out more about the team and some frequently asked questions to help answer any queries you may have about your care.
What the service does:
Screening for new referrals and follow up care of stable patients
Where are you located:
Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital Wonford. We now also have a dedicated Mobile Eye Unit which goes out across the community
Treatments and procedures done:
- Visual field assessments,
- visual acuity,
- Goldman tonometry,
- RAPD assessment,
- CCT measurement,
- HRT scans,
- Digital fundus photography
- Optic nerve head assessments
Medical conditions treated:
Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension
Wards you work with:
Parkerswell and Otter (for Inpatient treatment only)
Contact phone numbers:
01392 406045 - If the secretary is not able to answer your call please leave a message with your; name, date of birth and hospital number if available. This will be checked on a regular basis.
2 Consultants: Mr Daniel Byles and Mr Michael Smith.
2 Nurse Specialist: Jane Kingett (Lead nurse) and Rachel Garratt.
4 Glaucoma Pactitioners: Tom Howard, Eshmel Palmer, Elizabeth Sullivan and Louise Frost.
5 Technicians: Jessica Sanders, Angela Hookings, Freddy Kivuva, Hollie Palmer and Vicki Turner.
9am – 5pm Monday – Saturday (secretary Monday to Friday, answerphone Saturday).
Patient user/support groups:
Glaucoma Support Groups please leave message for Vicki Turner on 01392 406045 for information.