The St Paul’s Eye Unit at Royal Liverpool University Hospital located in Liverpool forms part of the Mersey deanery ophthalmology rotation. The hospital has the following special clinics: laser treatment (YAG & Argon), ocular motility, glaucoma, cornea and external diseases, vitreo-retinal, medical retina, ocular oncology, neuro-ophthalmology, lacrimal, photorefractive, acute ophthalmology, diabetic retinopathy screening, macular degeneration and uveitis. Sub-specialty training includes vitreo-retinal, glaucoma, medical retina, acute ophthalmology, cornea and external eye disease, ocular oncology, ocular pathology, photo-refractive surgery, uveitis, neuro-ophthalmology, electrophysiology, general eye disease, ocular motility, diabetic retinopathy management and screening, macular degeneration and cataract surgery. Postgraduate teaching consists of one half-day session with case presentations, short talk and invited lectures, regular wet lab sessions at Warrington Hospital and regular subspecialty specific biweekly teaching, training and research meetings. St Paul’s Eye Unit is currently staffed by 16 consultants.
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