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Ophthalmic day surgery

Ophthalmology

The Ophthalmic Day Surgery team are a group of of highly trained and dedicated specialist nurses whom provide the pre-operative assessments and post-operative care.

The day surgery services are provided at the Arthur Levin Day Surgery Centre in King’s Lynn, North Cambridgeshire Hospital in Wisbech and St George’s Medical Centre in Littleport.

Services

A surgical procedureThe services include:

  • Fast tract cataract surgery
  • Oculo-plastic surgery
  • Vitreo-retinal surgery
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Minor lid operations
  • Intra-vitreal therapy - Lucentis injections for wet macular degeneration
  • Triamcinolone for macular oedema
  • Osurdex for retinal vein occlusion

Information

Information available to patients in our day surgery centres:

  • Cataract
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Ptosis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Removal of lesion
  • Removal of lesion with skin grafting
  • Entropion correction
  • Ectropion correction
  • Minor eye op information
  • Conreal graft
  • IVT Lucentis/ Triamcinolone information sheet

A range of RNIB and NNAB information booklets are also available.

Our day surgery team

The team providing this service are:

  • Mr RJ Pushpanathan - Cataract surgery and Intra-Vitreal Therapy
  • Mr M Saeed - Vitreo-Retinal and cataract surgery
  • Mr S Nagendran - Glaucoma, cataract and strabismus surgery
  • Mr B Baskar - Oculplastic and cataract surgery
  • Mr M Kouroupis - Cataract and Vitreo Retinal surgery
  • Mr RJ Bala - Oculoplastic and Intra-Vitreal therapy
  • Mr M Gunda - Cataract, Vitreo Retinal surgery and Intra-Vitreal therapy
  • Anne Cole - Lead Specialist Nurse
  • Shelagh King - Specialist Nurse
  • Sue Tabor - Specialist Nurse
  • Karen Ratcliffe - Specialist Nurse
  • Debbie Campbell - Specialist Nurse
  • Jo Hardy - Specialist Nurse
  • Iona Green - Nursing Auxillary

Useful documents links

The documents here may be of interest to you:

Go to the Ophthalmology overview page.

 


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