What we do
We help provide a high quality eye service in a community setting at Warmdene Surgery. Amongst other treatments, the service offers YAG laser capsulotomy to people experiencing cloudy vision after cataract surgery.
Why we do it
So that people can be seen by an experienced, specialist clinician and have access to longer appointments without having to wait a long time for a referral. Formerly requiring a secondary care referral, the availability of YAG treatment in the community now means more appointment flexibility and no need for people to attend hospital.
Who we do it for
The service is available for people in Brighton and Hove aged 16 years or older, with blepharitis, conjunctivitis, dry eyes, epiphora, age-related entropion and lesions.
We help to deliver Brighton and Hove Community Eye Service in partnership with Warmdene Surgery.
Led by an accredited GP with a specialist interest in ophthalmology, the multi-professional team includes an optometrist, an ophthalmic nurse specialist and a healthcare assistant. The service provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment, including education and information to promote self-care.
How can I access the service?
Ask your GP for a referral. Once you are referred, you will be offered an appointment within 21 days. You will be seen by an experienced, specialist clinician and will have a longer appointment giving you time to discuss your condition and treatment with your clinician. (If you are a GP wishing to refer to the service, please see referral guidance in the Further Information section below.)
- Warmdene Surgery has full access for disabled people.
- There is parking for cars on site and ample on-street parking on adjacent streets.
- The nearest bus stop is Carden Hill (routes 5B, 26, 56, 74, 75 and 46).
How we use your information
Find out how your records are used by the service, and how you can get in touch if you have a query about your information.
We hope you find these documents and resources useful for finding out more about the service.
Community Eye Service patient information leaflet
Warmdene Surgery map
Community Eye Service referral criteria and guidance
Get in touch
If you have had an appointment at the Community Eye Service we would be interested in your experience, please click to complete our Questionnaire.
You can also contact us by email and phone number between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday with your questions, feedback or complaints.
0300 303 8060
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