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

Could an arthritis drug help fight against depression?

Researchers in Cambridge are investigating whether a drug commonly used to treat arthritis could help some of the millions of people who suffer from depression.

Addenbrooke’s eye specialist helps inform WHO’s first report into vision

An Addenbrooke’s eye specialist who helped inform the first World Health Organization (WHO) vision report said he was surprised at figures showing more than one billion people are still living with treatable conditions despite huge developments in eye care globally

Regional appeal launched for missing hospital pumps

An appeal for missing hospital equipment has been launched by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH).