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Eye surgery and treatments

Helping you get a clearer view of the world with a range of eye treatments.

The ageing process, eye disease and long term conditions such as diabetes can all affect our eyesight. Our expert eye doctors can treat some of the most common of these conditions – including surgery to fix cataracts.

We also offer laser treatment for some eye conditions and injections for wet age-related macular degeneration.

Cataract removal surgery

Improve blurred vision caused by cloudy areas on the lens of the eye.

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Chalazion (inner eyelid cyst) removal

A chalazion is a cyst (a small sac of fluid) on the inside of the eyelid.

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Corneal cross-linking for keratoconus

Keratoconus causes the cornea to weaken, get thinner and change shape.

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Laser eye treatment (yag laser capsulotomy)

Treats blurred vision, the occasional outcome of cataract surgery.

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Refractive lens exchange surgery

Eye surgery that helps eliminate the need to wear glasses or contacts.

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Age-related macular degeneration treatment

Surgery to help slow the loss of your sight due to age.

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Dry eye treatment

Dry eye syndrome is often caused when the eye isn't getting enough lubricat…

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Eyelid ptosis

Eyelid ptosis affects the muscles in the eyelid that are designed to lift t…

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Squint surgery

A squint is a condition where the eyes do not look together in the same dir…

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve.

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Presbyopia

Presbyopia is usually caused by the lens becoming larger and harder.

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Conditions

At Spire Edinburgh Hospitals' Ophthalmic Centre your specialist treatment w…

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FAQ

Below are some frequently asked questions about eye care at Shawfair Park H…

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Our specialist team

The same consultant will assess and treat you. Our trained optometrist will carry out routine follow ups but will refer you back to your consultant if at any stage they feel this is necessary. Right from your initial telephone enquiry, through to treatment and discharge the same dedicated team will look after you. Our Consultant Ophthalmologists are supported by a highly trained nursing team to ensure that your visit is comfortable and relaxing. Our surgeons are on the General Medical Council (GMC) specialist register and our hospital complies with national healthcare guidelines.

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