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

Hospital hosts Singapore surgeons on fact-finding mission

A world-leading team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, assisted a group of Singapore clinicians on a two week fact-finding mission about cutting-edge surgery.

You Made a Difference - December

A senior sister whose ward is flourishing under her leadership and a caring and dignified porter who has worked for the Trust for 26 years are the winners of December’s You Made a Difference awards.

Magnetised molecules used to monitor breast cancer

A new type of scan that involves magnetising molecules allows doctors to see in real-time which regions of a breast tumour are active, according to research funded by Cancer Research UK* and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences today.