Orthoptics is a department in Head and Neck Services within the Surgical Services Division.
We are situated in the main outpatients on B floor, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital in the Yellow waiting area.
|Helen Jermey||Specialist Orthoptist|
Working closely with the ophthalmic consultants we provide a hospital service for a wide rande of patients of all ages such as:
- Lazy eyes (Amblyopia)
- Abnormal Eye Movements
- Diplopia (double vision) and blurred vision which can be caused by a wide range of conditions affecting the eyes including diabetes, stroke and thyriod eye disease.
Patients may be treated with glasses, prisms, patches or exercises. Some patients may also need surgery.
These clinics are held at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Alton Community Hospital and Chase Hospital, Bordon.
We provide a secondary screening service for babies and children referred by school nurses, health visitors, GPs and other health professionals with concerns about squint, eye movement disorders and visual problems.
The orthoptists can be contacted on 01256 313239