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Eye department

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Ipswich Hospital

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01473 712 233 / 01473 703 230

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Primary Care Centre

Colchester Primary Care Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JR

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01206 286 871 or 01206 286 872

Please note: Following the closure of Essex County Hospital, these services have been transferred to the Primary Care Centre (PCC) from Wednesday 28th November 2018 . Please click here for travel information for the PCC.

Our service

Our eye department provides an extensive range of services for adults and children.  We deal with: 

  • Cataract and corneal surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • DVLA Assessments
  • Emergency Eye Conditions
  • External Eye Disease
  • Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
  • Glaucoma
  • Inflammatory Eye Disease
  • Lid Surgery
  • Low Visual Aids
  • Medical Contact Lenses
  • Medical Retina
  • Ophthalmic Laser Treatments
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Squint Management
  • Squint Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Visual Field Testing

Contact Us

Colchester eye clinics:  01206 286 871 or 01206 286 872

Ipswich eye clinics: 01473 712 233 or 01473 703 230

More information about conditions of the eye can be found on the NHS website.


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