Ophthalmology

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What is ophthalmology?

ophthalmologyOphthalmology focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the eye and visual system.

Reasons to see a consultant ophthalmologist

Some of the common concerns for seeing an ophthalmologist are:

  • Change in vision e.g. spots, double vision
  • Loss of vision
  • Physical changes to the eye
  • Changes in colours
  • Changes in the field of vision e.g. shadows, blurriness

Wide range of treatments

If you experience any of the symptoms above, we recommend seeing an ophthalmologist and getting an eye test, so you can be diagnosed and treated as soon as you can. Your vision is precious and eye health shouldn’t be ignored. The Ophthalmology department at BMI Healthcare offer treatment for a wide range of eye diseases and problems including:

  • Macular-degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Benign and malignant tumours

The type of eye treatment you will receive will depend on your symptoms and condition. Your consultant ophthalmologist will assess your condition and give you their specialist opinion. If further diagnostic tests or treatment are required, these will be explained fully during your consultation.

Common eye tests and procedures

How BMI Healthcare can help

Ophthalmological health at BMI Healthcare offers you fast, direct and convenient appointments with a consultant ophthalmologist. Your consultant may be able to reassure you that what you are experiencing is nothing to be concerned about or they can discuss treatment options that could relieve your symptoms so you can return to enjoying your life.

Together, you and your consultant ophthalmologist can decide the best route for you and develop a tailor made treatment package to achieve optimum results.