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

First CUH patient in national Covid-19 Trial

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has today (Friday, 27 March) enrolled its first patient into a national trial aimed at identifying treatments for Covid-19.

COVID-19 update

The NHS in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff.

Clone of Postponing non-essential outpatient activity

Due to the increasing pressures caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) and the need to ensure that the maximum possible inpatient and critical care capacity is available.