Ophthalmology - Moorfields south at Croydon


Moorfields provide outpatient clinics and day case surgery at Croydon University Hospital and outpatient clinics at Purley War Memorial Hospital.



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The service uses modern imaging techniques such as OCT, visual field and pachemetry tests. 

One-stop AMD service 

The AMD service (age-related macular degeneration) is offers lucentis injections.  The service is a one-stop clinic where patients are diagnosed and treated in a single appointment. 

General and urgent clinics

Patients are triaged by a nurse for an initial assessment as to whether they need to be seen by a doctor or referred back to their GP. 

Out-of-hours emergencies are seen at at St. George’s Hospital. The main eye conditions treated are:

  • Cataract
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Inflammatory eye diseases
  • Diseases of the optic nerve
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Corneal problems
  • Eyelid and tear-duct problems
  • Optical problems (such as complex contact lens fitting and low vision assessment)
  • Squint and lazy eye


Moorfields also provides a paediatric services for children up to 16 years. These clinics are led by the orthoptists and a paediatric consultant.


How to refer

For Adult and children please  use eRS or 


Or visit www.moorfields.nhs.uk


Contact information

Moorfields South at Croydon

Croydon University Hospital

530 London Road




Tel: Outpatients: 020 8401 3128

Tel: Eye day care unit: 020 8401 3290


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