LOCATION: Ward B6 & Ophthalmology Out-patient Department, C Level
The Ophthalmology Department in Rotherham diagnoses, monitors and treats patients with a number of different eye conditions. Treatments and services offered include:
Cataract, Cataract Surgery, Cornea, Diabetic Medical Retina, External Eye Disease, Glaucoma, Laser (YAG capsulotomy), Low Vision, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Oculoplastics/Orbits/Lacrimal, Squint / Ocular Motility, Vitreoretinal.
WHAT YOU MIGHT SEE/DO AT THE CLINIC:
On Monday AM:
Students should report to Ward B6, where they will be shadowing in the medical retina clinic or intravitreal injection room. In the Medical Retina Clinic you will see patients with conditions that affect the lining of the back of the eye. Common conditions include age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion and inherited retinal diseases. Intravitreal is a route of administration of a drug or other substance, in which the substance is delivered into the eye. Intravitreal administration of drugs is used to treat various conditions of the eye.
On Monday PM:
Students will shadow the general clinic in the afternoon in Ophthalmology OPD.
KEY CONTACTS: Mr Mohamed Shahin, Consultant Ophthalmologist Ext: 6451
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS = 1 per session