Contact the eye unit

Phone lines can get very busy at peak times, such as Monday mornings, so if your call is less urgent please try later in the day.

Alternatively you can leave a message on the answerphone with your name, contact number(s) and a brief outline of your problem.

Phone numbers

General outpatient appointments

023 8120 5009, open from 8.30am to 4.30pm

Children's eye outpatient appointments

023 8120 4789, open from 8am to 5pm

Optometry and orthoptics appointments

023 8120 4788

Inpatient and daycase surgery admissions

023 8120 4197 or 023 8120 8733 or 023 8120 8734, from 8.30am to 4pm

Minor operations and laser treatment

023 8120 8918, open from 8.30am to 4pm

Eye short stay unit

023 8120 8600 or 023 8120 6595 or 023 8120 4858 (available 24 hours)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) enquiries

023 8120 8467

Patient support office

Call 023 8120 8737 between 9am and 4.30pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, and between 9am to 12.30pm on Fridays for advice and information on support services. Opening times may vary due to staff availability.


Contact individual consultants through their secretaries.

Eye unit
Southampton General Hospital
Tremona Road
Southampton, SO16 6YD

The eye unit is located next to the emergency department at Southampton General.

If you come through the main entrance you should follow the signs to the eye unit. The main eye reception is on B-Level.  

For travel, transport and parking information, see Getting to Southampton General Hospital and to locate the unit once you are here, see Site map of Southampton General and Princess Anne hospitals.

See also