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University Hospital Limerick

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

Phone: 061 482374

Email: -

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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

How to access this service: Relevant patient medical history and personal details OCT scans done by optician

Special instructions for patients during COVID19

We may ask you to:

  • attend a virtual clinic
  • wear a face mask/other PPE
  • complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival
  • to wait in their car until closer to your appointment time


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