Ophthalmology is the study of medical conditions relating to the eye including cataracts, eye infections, glaucoma, optic nerve problems, or other eye conditions.
Our team run eye clinics at:
We also care for babies with eye conditions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Wellington Hospital.
When you come to one of our eye clinics you will often be assessed or treated by several members of the Eye Department team. You may be in the Eye Department for several hours as we do various tests or treat your condition.
As part of the examination of your eyes, we may need to put drops into your eyes to dilate the pupil so the back of the eye (retina) can be examined. The drops may cause blurred vision and light sensitivity.