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Ophthalmology at UPMC Whitfield Hospital

Increasing your quality of life with services in ophthalmology and eye casualty.

UPMC Whitfield Hospital prides itself on having a team of excellent ophthalmologists that treat patients from the South East of Ireland and beyond. Thanks to our collaboration with surgical partner, the Institute of Eye Surgery, we are equipped to offer the highest standard of care for a wide range of ophthalmologic diagnoses.

Our team performs procedures such as cataract removal, treatment of age related macular degeneration, glaucoma treatment, ocular plastics, and many more. Our team of ophthalmologists are ready to treat adults and children with a range of eye diseases and conditions.

Consultants work closely with your general practitioner to address your eye care needs, and you will be involved every step of the way to ensure treatment is based on what is right for you.

Ophthalmology Services

  • Age related macular degeneration (AMD) injections
  • Cataract surgery
  • Eye casualty service
  • Glaucoma screening, trabeculectomy, and drainage implant surgery
  • Ocular plastics
  • Vitreo retinal surgery
  • Treatment for corneal conditions
  • Selective laser trabeculoplasty
  • YAG laser
  • Retinal diode laser
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Refractive lens surgery

Contact Details

Ophthalmology Department



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Telephone: 051 337 400
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