Retinal Treatments at Cathedral Eye Clinic
The retina is the sensory tissue within the eye and can be affected by conditions including diabetes, retinal detachments and degenerative conditions like macular holes, vitreous floaters and complicated cataract surgery.
Cathedral Eye Clinic has a high quality vitreoretinal surgical facility, offering a comprehensive service in the diagnosis and management of retinal conditions. We have no less than four highly credible retinal specialists at our Clinic who offer private vitreoretinal surgery. The Clinic, therefore, offers treatments for all diseases involving the retina and vitreous including modern day drug, surgical and laser therapies.
Protecting Your Vision
Procedures undertaken by our vitreoretinal team include but are not limited to:
- Retinal assessment for flashing lights and floaters
- Surgical Vitrectomy for floaters
- Retinal detachment surgery
As well as Vitrectomy procedures for:
- Diabetic eye disease
- Macular hole
- Complicated cataract surgery repair
- Intravitreal injections for wet age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular oedema and retinal vein occlusions
A vitrectomy is a form of eye surgery which involves the removal of the gel that fills the eyeball (vitreous). Vitrectomies allow patients to maintain or recover their vision quality to satifactory levels. Lasting one or two hours, the surgery is performed under local anaesthetic.