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

You Made a Difference - Covid-19 Alborada Trust awards

Thanks to a donation from the Alborada Trust to Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust, we were able to extend the You Made a Difference scheme to recognise the commitment and amazing work of our staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Why MS patient Cameron bowls them over

A mother whose cricket-loving son was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis says she is bowled over by the way he copes – and the support they are getting from specialist services at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

Punctured lung affects almost one in a hundred hospitalised COVID-19 patients

As many as one in 100 patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 develop a pneumothorax – a ‘punctured lung’ – according to a study led by Cambridge researchers.