- Accident and Emergency (A&E) – for urgent sight-threatening conditions based at Ward 6 of the Burnley General Hospital
- Cataract – a common eye condition, in which the lens becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision
- External disease – for conditions relating to the outside part of the eyeball, including the cornea, iris and sclera.
- Glaucoma – treatment for the signs and symptoms of glaucoma, including increased pressure within the eye, which causes gradual sightloss if left untreated
- Oculo Plastic – for treatment of conditions affecting the eyelids, orbit and tear glands
- Medical retina – for conditions at the back of the eye, which are treated medically using drugs, eye drops or lasers, and including diabetic eye conditions
- Paediatrics – for children’s eye conditions
- Strabismus (squints) - for both children and adults.
- Vitreo-retinal – for conditions inside the back of the eye that require surgical intervention, including laser treatment for the retina.
We also provide a range of specialist clinical support services, including -
- Medical imaging – the use of medical camera equipment to assist in the assessment of conditions related to the eye
- Ocular prosthetics – the cryolite glass replacement of the natural eye following extraction
- Orthoptics - a discipline dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of defective eye movement and coordination
- Optometry – the prescription and fitting of lenses to improve vision, and to diagnose and treat various eye diseases including medical contact lens, refraction and low vision aid services.