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A-Z Services - West of England Eye Unit (WEEU)

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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.

 

Service Name:

Glaucoma Unit

 

Directorate:

Specialist Surgery

 

Specialty:

Ophthalmology

 

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:

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions on the services

 

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.

 

Meet the Team:

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.

 

Opening times

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.

 

Call 111 when its less than urgent