We can provide treatment and support if you have any of these conditions:

  • cataract
  • glaucoma
  • medical retina including diabetic retinopathy
  • age related macular degeneration including wet macular degeneration
  • cysts
  • corneal and external eye conditions
  • retinal conditions
  • external eye disease
  • squint
  • ocular Motility

We perform the following surgeries:

  • cataract
  • oculoplastic/orbits/lacrimal
  • cornea
  • glaucoma
  • vitreo-retinal
  • laser (yag capsulotomy)

We run the following clinics:

  • neuro-ophthalmology
  • paediatrics
  • glaucoma
  • medical retinal
  • lacrimal
  • low vision
  • contact lens
  • corneal
  • lacrimal
  • diabetic eye disease
  • strabismus

If you're referred to ophthalmology, we'll invite you in for an assessment. You might have to do a few different tests during your appointment. We’ll go through your options in detail and decide on the best treatment.

If you need surgery this will be arranged at either at the Cumberland Infirmary or West Cumberland Hospital.

Patients that need to stay in hospital because of eye problems are admitted to the wards which are shared with other head and neck specialties.

Clinics are also held at Workington Community Hospital, Penrith Community Hospital,

Keswick Community Hospital,  and there are specialist clinics for adults with learning disabilities

You might also get invited to appointments for:

  • post surgery eye care
  • vision test

Cumberland Infirmary
Eye clinic: 01228 814727

West Cumberland Hospital
Eye clinic : 01946 523442
Secretary Office: 01946 523065