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Rapid Access Retinal Eye Clinic

Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of Retinal Eye Conditions


At the Mater Private Eye Centre, we offer rapid access to patients suffering from suspected retinal eye conditions such as:

  • Age Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal  Vein Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Epiretinal Membrane
  • Retinal Tear
  • Macular Hole
  • Floaters and Flashes of Light

Assessment and Examination

In order to confirm diagnosis of a retinal eye condition, the Consultant will carry out a number of tests. Depending on your symptoms, that could include any of the following:

  • Fluorescein & ICG Angiography
  • OCT High Resolution Imaging
  • Colour Photography
  • Autofluorescence
  • Inherited Retinal Detachment
  • Clinical Trials (AMD, RVO, Diabetes)



If following assesment at the Mater Private Eye Centre a patient is diagnosed with a retinal eye condition, we have a team of 6 Consultant Ophthalmologists based at our Eye  Centre who specialise in the treatment of retinal eye conditions. Depeding on your specific condition, you will be recommended one of the following treatments:

  • Anti-VEGF, Steroid Injections
  • Laser Photocoagulation
  • Vitrectomy
  • Membrane Peeling
  • Macular Hole Surgical Repair
  • Retinal Detachment Repair (includig paediatric)
  • Centra Sight (TM) Intraocular Telescope Programme
  • Low Vision Assessment & Treatment

Referral & Appointments

To book an appointment you can call, fax or email your enquiry.
Please remember to submit referral form when sending email or fax.
T:  01 885 8392  F: 01 885 8498  E:
Business Hours: Monday - Thursday 8am - 4pm Friday 7.30am - 2pm
Referrals to our rapid access service are reviewed by our Clinical Nurse Specialist within 2 hours of receipt of a referral and will be allocated to the appropriate or named Consultant.
All scans and appointments will be booked directly with the patient.
For any standard referrals, a referral form from a GP or Optometrist is required before an appointment can be made.