About our eye care service
The Eye service at NMUH have been providing care to local population for over 50 years.
We treat urgent and routine 4500- 5000 patients a month.
Our service is staffed with four consultants, and a team of experienced specialist and trainee doctors. Working alongside are a dedicated multidisciplinary team of Ophthalmic nurses Orthoptists, Optometrist and a team of support and admin staff.
Comprehensive range of secondary eye care services for adults and children are provided from a well-equipped and modern dedicated outpatient area, an Injection suite and a Day surgery theatre. For complex case we have well established referral pathways with Moorfields Eye Hospital.
The diagnostic equipment available is
- Fundus camera
- B-scan ultrasound
- Fluorescein Angiogram
- Goldmann visual fields
- Humphreys visual field analyser
- IOL master for measuring eyes for lens implant
- Yag Laser
- Pascal Argon laser
- Ocular coherence tomography
- Infiniti Phacoemulsification unit
We offer an emergency eye service and rapid access eye service to appropriately referred/triaged patients. Our community Adult Eye clinics are held at Cheshunt Community Hospital. Our Orthoptist led Community pediatric services are held at Tynemouth Road clinic, Stuart Crescent Health Centre, Hornsey Central Clinic and Waltham Cross Health Centre.