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Ophthalmology

Southfields offers an Ophthalmology service as part of our multi-disciplinary offering. With the benefit of advanced diagnostic and surgical facilities, our ophthalmic team is able to offer a comprehensive service for our eye patients.

Our ophthalmology team have a broad spectrum of interests in both medical and surgical eye conditions.

Every ophthalmology consultation will include:

  • Slit lamp biomicroscopy
  • Tear film evaluation
  • Neuro-ophthalmic examination
  • Chromatic pupillometry
  • Tonometry
  • Indirect ophthalmoscopy

Further investigations as required and on a case-to-case basis may include:

  • Gonioscopy
  • Ocular ultrasonography
  • Electroretinography

Case types and procedures include:

  • Eyelid and adnexal disease, including reconstructive eyelid surgery
  • Nasolacrimal disease
  • Conjunctival and third eyelid disease (including ‘cherry eye’)
  • Corneal disease, including SCCED, stromal ulceration, perforation, foreign body, sequestrum and endothelial degeneration
  • Refractory KCS
  • Uveitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Lens luxation and subluxation
  • Inherited and acquired retinal disease (with special interest in treating SARDS cases)
  • Orbital disease