Glaucoma Unit and Mayling Diagnostic Unit
The Trust’s Glaucoma and Mayling Diagnostic Units provide invaluable services to Sunderland and the surrounding areas with an experienced team treating patients of all ages.
The Glaucoma and Mayling Diagnostic Units are part of the Ophthalmology department.
Patients are treated by an experienced team consisting of three consultant ophthalmologists and four nurses. Approximately 500 new referrals are seen each year with follow up appointments running at approximately 4,250. Investigations for Glaucoma include visual Fields testing which is carried out by nurses who have been trained and also see the majority of stable review patients.
A range of investigations and treatments are undertaken including laser treatments for diabetic eye disease and macular problems, photography of ocular problems, ultrasound scans and intravenous fluorescein angiography.
Mayling Unit 0191 5656256 extension 46221
The Glaucoma Unit and Mayling Diagnostic Unit are located at Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland SR4 7TP
General Manager Anna Hargrave
Directorate Manager Tina Morrell
Clinical Director Lawrence Gnanaraj
Matron Denise Johnson