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.
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.
Southampton General Hospital
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.