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Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.
Cataracts cause blurred vision and glare.
Cataract surgery involves removal of the cloudy lens from the eye and replacing it with an artificial lens. Surgery is done under local anaesthesia as a Daycase.
We, at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre, also offer one-stop Cataract surgery. This has the advantage of having the assessment and surgery, all at the ONE visit
Following cataract surgery, some patients may experience blurring due to the opacification of the capsule behind the artificial lens implant. The YAG laser can make an opening in this capsule and restore vision.
At Emersons Green Treatment Centre this treatment is done at the ONE visit.
This involves surgery on eyelids. At Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre we perform surgery for:
Essential road works are taking place on Bromley Heath Viaduct from 24 July 2017 for approximately 33 weeks. If this will affect your journey to the centre please ensure that you factor in additional time to get to your appointment. For more information visit the South Gloucestershire Council website.