About Medical & Surgical Retina
Concentrate on the internal structures of the eye, for example macular degeneration, diabetic damage and retinal detachments. They do not normally prescribe glasses or treat ‘weeping or dry eye’. Your consultation will include an initial assessment by an Orthoptist including a full ocular history, vision testing and intraocular pressure measurement. Drops will then be instilled to enlarge your pupils to facilitate detailed examination of the internal eye. These drops take up to ½ hour to work and you will be asked to return to the waiting room whilst the drops take effect. Depending upon what is found in the initial examination, you may be required to undergo further testing to assist in a more definitive diagnosis.