What kind of eye doctor should I see for floaters?

What kind of eye doctor should I see for floaters?

If you’re concerned about eye floaters, make an appointment with a doctor who specializes in eye disorders (optometrist or ophthalmologist). If you have complications that require treatment, you’ll need to see an ophthalmologist.

Can an optician help with floaters?

Can your eye doctor also see them? Yes, your eye doctor can see eye floaters during an eye exam. While most of the time floaters are harmless, sometimes they can indicate a serious, sight-threatening eye problem – such as retinal detachment.

How long is eye floater surgery?

Small instrument surgery for vitreous floaters is done as an outpatient in a hospital or surgical center. The procedure itself takes less than 20 minutes. Following the procedure, the patient will usually wear a patch and/or a shield on the eye for about 3 days.

Who are the owners of Moorfields Eye Hospital?

We manage three commercial divisions: Moorfields Private, Moorfields Pharmaceuticals and Moorfields Eye Hospital United Arab Emirates. Proceeds from all of them provide vital funding for our NHS care, as do our charities, Moorfields Eye Charity and the Friends of Moorfields.

Where is Moorfields ophthalmology at St George’s Hospital?

Moorfields provides both outpatient appointment and surgery for the following sub-specialty eye services at St George’s: Ophthalmology outpatient services are located on the ground floor in Lanesborough Wing at St George’s Hospital with a small number of outpatient procedures and pre- assessment clinics completed on the 5th floor.

What should I bring to Moorfields Eye Hospital?

All relevant medical information and prescribed or non-prescribed medication you are taking in their original containers. If you are staying overnight, personal toiletries such as toothbrush and toothpaste or denture cleaner, shaving equipment, hairbrush/comb, shampoo/conditioner and soap, nightwear, dressing gown and slippers.

Is there a Moorfields clinic in Roehampton?

Moorfields also provides services for south London residents at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton and at Bridge Lane Health Centre in Battersea as follows: GP Emergency Admission to St George’s hospital can walk in to the Moorfields clinic between 9am to 5pm.