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Eye department (ophthalmology)

Addenbrooke's services

The department provides ophthalmology services for the city of Cambridge and a large area surrounding it. It also runs consultant-led outreach clinics in both Ely and Saffron Walden.

Patients needing specialised treatment come from a wide area. All the sub-specialities of ophthalmology are covered, including:

Retinal surgery, Medical ophthalmology, Diabetic eye disease, Glaucoma, Orbital, plastic and lacrimal surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology, Paediatric ophthalmology, Genetic clinic, Orthoptic and electrodiagnostic service.

Contact Ophthalmology

Eye Department (Ophthalmology)

Post box: 41
Cambridge University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Hills Road
Cambridge
CB2 0QQ

For telephone numbers please see the various areas of the Eye Department.

Eye department news

Pioneering cancer treatment is NHS first

Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has become the first NHS centre to pioneer a new generation of immunotherapy for patients with an aggressive form of skin cancer.

Trust ‘Veteran Aware’ ahead of Armistice Centenary

As the nation marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust has today (Friday 9 November) been accredited as ‘Veteran Aware’.

System is another first in Trust’s cancer fight

A hospital which became the first in the country to get an advanced new £1.9m machine to treat cancer patients has this week taken delivery of another.