Patient Information leaflets – Eye dept

We have produced some information leaflets which we hope will be useful.

The eye department has produced some information leaflets about common eye conditions, procedures and treatments.   These give general information and may not apply to your own particular problem.  Feel free to ask us questions when you come for your appointment.

To view our leaflets, click on the links below

  • Bleeding within the eye following trauma/ injury (Hyphaema)
  • Corneal (eye) injury & abrasion  (corneal abrasion)
  • CVI certificate for registering patients with visual impairment   (registering Blind/ Partial Sight)
  • Cyclo-diode laser for glaucoma
  • Detachment of the vitreous and retina (eye)  (posterior vitreous detachment)
  • Foreign body in the eye  (foreign body)
  • Glaucoma Surgery (trabeculectomy) – Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.
  • Glaucoma Surgery (pre-operative information) – Norfolk and Norwich Hospital
  • Glaucoma Surgery (trabeculectomy) at Cromer Hospital
  • Glaucoma Surgery pre-operative information) – Cromer Hospital
  • Glaucoma Surgery (post-operative information) – Cromer Hospital
  • Infection of outer surface of the eye   (conjunctivitis)
  • Inflammation of the edges of the eyelids  (blepharitis)
  • Inflammation of the iris (coloured part) of the eye  (iritis)
  • Information for patients having cataract (eye) surgery  (cataract surgery)
  • Laser treatment for cataracts  (laser capsulotomy after cataract surgery)
  • Laser treatment for glaucoma  (laser iridotomy)
  • Laser treatment of the retina  (laser to retina/panretinal photocoagulation)
  • Laser treatment for severe retinopathy  (laser to retina/panretinal photocoagulation)
  • A series of tests to check vision  (visual field test)
  • Information for patients on the removal of the vitreous humor (vitrectomy)
  • Retinal Detachment Surgery (information sheet for patients)
  • Retinal (eye) examination (information for patients) -(retinal examination/fundoscopy)
  • Turning in of the lower eyelid and lashes  (entropion)
  • Turning out of the lower eyelid and lashes  (ectropion)