Moorfields Private diagnoses eye conditions and treatments. Our surgeons have experience of unusual conditions rarely seen at other centres. Patients with rare or complex conditions are often referred to Moorfields Private from around the world for this reason.
You can find basic information on the following common conditions and treatments here
At Moorfields Private, our consultants have expertise in discrete ophthalmic sub-specialties as follows:
- Accident and Emergency (A&E) – for urgent sight-threatening problems
- Adnexal – for treatment for the accessories or anatomical parts attached to the eyeball, such as the eyelids, extraocular muscles, orbit and tear glands
- Cataract – a common eye condition, in which the lens becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision
- External disease – for conditions relating to the outside of the eyeball, including the cornea, iris and sclera (the tough outer layer of the eye)
- General ophthalmology – for general eye problems and those that might need referral to one of our specialist services
- Glaucoma – for treatments for the signs and symptoms of glaucoma, including increased pressure within the eyeball, which can cause gradual loss of sight if left untreated
- Medical retina – for conditions at the back of the eye, which are treated medically using drugs, eye drops or lasers, and including diabetic screening
- Neuro-ophthalmology and strabismus (squints)
- Ocular oncology – cancers of the eye, provided by Barts Health
- Paediatrics – services for children’s eye conditions.
- Refractive surgery – for the treatment of refractive errors by use of precision lasers
- Vitreo-retinal – for conditions at the back of the eye that require surgical interventions, especially retinal detachment