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Vitreo-Retina Service (Surgical Retina)

What this service does

The vitreo-retinal service is primarily concerned with the surgical treatment of diseases affecting the retina and vitreous, including the macula, which is the central part of the retina.

The service also undertakes complex cataract surgery and surgery following complicated cataract surgery.

Conditions treated include:

  • Retinal detachment
  • Macular hole
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Vitreo-Macular Traction
  • Vitreous haemorrhage
  • Advanced diabetic eye disease requiring surgery

Meet the team      

The team consists of a wide range of staff. The vitreo-retinal  consultants are Mr Mokashi, Mr Banerjee and Mr Ray-Chaudhuri. 


Useful Contact Numbers

Referral to the service is usually via your optician or GP. For urgent assessment please contact the eye casualty department at the Leicester Royal Infirmary on 0116 2586273.

Switchboard:  (0300) 303 1573

Secretary to the vitreo-retinal consultants:  0116 258 6864