Patient Information leaflets - Ophthalmology

We produce a wide range of leaflets which provide information about our services and about the treatment you might receive in our clinics or during your stay in hospital. 

We also produce these in different formats including large print, please contact the department you are visiting for more information.

Nightingale - Centre of Excellence for Eyes

CEE See and Treat Cataract Surgery


Amblyopia Treatment

Blepharitis and Dry Eye in Glaucoma

Care of Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

Care of soft Contact Lenses-Quattro

Cataract Surgery

Children's glasses


Contact lenses instructions for use

Corneal abrasions

Corneal transplants

Corneal transplants: endothelial keratoplasty

Double Vision

Dry Eye

Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy surgery (DCR)

Esotropia (convergent squint)

Exotropia (divergent squint)

Eyelid Hygiene

Floaters and Flashing Light

Glaucoma - frequently asked questions

Hospital Spectacle Prescriptions and Vouchers

Information for parents of children who have congenital cataracts

Instructions for Patients due to have Eye Surgery under Local Anaesthetic

Information for Patients Following Cataract Surgery

Insight into retinal detachment surgery

Instructions for undergoing sedation for eye procedures



Laser peripheral iridotomy (previously angle closure glaucoma)


Mycophenolate (and mycophenolic acid)

Myopia and myopia management

Ozurdex for macular oedema

Post-intravitreal injections aftercare advice

Post-operative Care Following Squint Surgery

Post-operative care for adults following squint surgery

Pre-operative information about strabismus (squint) surgery

Pre-operative information for children and parents about strabismus (squint) surgery

Referral to the Optometrist (Optician) or Ophthalmologist

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty


Virtual ectasia monitoring leaflet

WEEU Contact Lens Service Information for Patients

WEEU Low Vision Service Low Vision Aids

West Of England Eye Unit Patient Initiated Follow Up (PIFU)

What is a preserflo microshunt?

Wound care after eye lid surgery

Last updated: June 14, 2024.