The Orthoptic Department specialises in the assessment,
diagnosis and treatment of strabismus or squint (misalignment of
the eyes), binocular vision (how the eyes work as a pair) and
childhood visual problems.
In addition, the department deals with the assessment and
diagnosis of adult strabismus and ocular motility problems, which
may be related to general medical conditions.
The orthoptist will treat childhood amblyopia or lazy eye with
patches or drops. We will use exercises or prisms to treat double