Newcastle Eye Centre
Welcome to Newcastle Eye Centre at the Royal Victoria Infirmary. It is one of the largest in the UK, treating and caring for well over 100,000 patients each year.
We are a regional centre of excellence treating all types of common eye conditions in adults and children, both elective and emergency, as well as providing a range of highly specialised and cutting-edge services.
Internationally renowned research and development
We have around 200 highly-specialised healthcare professionals, including national and international experts in their fields.
Through our work with Newcastle University, we are often among the first to adopt innovative services. This helps us to bring our patients the most up-to-date treatments available, such as corneal transplants and treating macular degeneration (damage to the retina) with 'photo dynamic therapy'.
Our purpose-built modern unit in the Claremont Wing at the RVI has state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment facilities for medical and surgical conditions affecting the eye. These include:
Expert care closer to your home
Most of our patients come from across the North East so we work with smaller, local hospitals to hold clinics there, closer to our patients' homes. We provide clinics in:
- Wansbeck (Ashington)
- Shotley Bridge
- Battle Hill, Wallsend
- Gateshead (Fell Tower)
Wherever you come from and whatever your condition, we provide a friendly, high quality and safe service to every patient.