Our ophthalmology team treats all eye conditions.

As a patient of Hermitage Clinic, you'll be cared for by our team of consultant ophthalmologists and consultant ophthalmic surgeons. All our consultants offer care and expertise in their own specialties and continue to lead research in vision sciences. Many of our eye specialists also consult in major teaching hospitals in Dublin.

Our ophthalmology team will look after you throughout your diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

The team includes:

  • Consultant ophthalmologists
  • Consultant ophthalmic surgeons
  • Ophthalmic clinical nurse specialists

If you're having an eye procedure with us, you'll most likely be able to go home on the same day.

Who we treat

Our consultant team offer consultation, testing and treatment of eye conditions. We treat a number of common and complex disorders at Hermitage Clinic.

This includes:

  • cornea and ocular diseases
  • glaucoma (damage to the optic nerve)
  • uveitis (inflammation)
  • vitreoretinal diseases (diseases that affect the retina and the fluid around it)
  • neuro-ophthalmic disorders (disorder of the nervous system)
  • plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • cataract surgery
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If you have:
  • sudden or severe eye pain
  • loss of sight
  • lots of flashing lights
  • chemicals in your eye
  • severe eye trauma

What to expect

Most of our ophthalmology appointments take place on one day. This means if you have a procedure with us, you'll probably be able to go home on the same day.

Once you've had your procedure, we'll observe your recovery on our dedicated surgical day ward.


Our Ophthalmic Surgeons perform complex and laser eye surgeries using advanced on-site technologies.

Procedures include:

  • cataract and refractive surgery
  • magnifying and telescopic lens fittings


Not all services are covered by health insurance. To find out if you're covered, contact your health insurance provider before your visit.

Visit our Health insurance and self-pay page for more information.


If you do not have health insurance or your health plan does not cover the full cost, you will need to pay on the day of your visit.

You might be able to claim fees on your insurance.

If you need to submit an insurance excess or pay inpatient fees after a stay at the Hermitage Clinic, you can pay your bill online.


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