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University Hospital Limerick

St Nessan's Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Limerick, V94 F858

Phone: 061 482374

Email: -

Internal Directions:

Opening hours:
Thursday mornings and afternoons

About Ophthalmology

Opthalmology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. Eye surgery is usually performed with the aid of an operating microscope and may involve lasers. This may include cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery or surgery for retinal disorders.


Elective surgical proceudres Monday to Friday including, but not limited to, cataract, glaucoma, squint, retinal detachment, corneal and external eye disease

Referrals and Appointments

Who needs to refer you: GPs Consultants Optician Emergency Department Other hospitals

Referral Information: Relevant patient medical history and personal details OCT scans done by optician

Special instructions for patients during COVID19

We may ask you to:

  • wear a face mask/other PPE
  • attend at less social hours to facilitate extended operating hours of services
  • attend a virtual clinic
  • complete a checklist on day before coming to hospital (the checklist will be provided with your appointment letter)


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