This unit is run by Mr Sean Neville, RCN. The unit has its own clinical facilities including a photography room, a clinical examination room and a patient waiting area. The unit has considerable experience in running trials and its photographers are accredited both by Fundus Photograph Reading Center, UW-Madison, Ophthalmology and the Wilmer Photograph Reading Center (Wilmer Eye Institute Macular Degeneration Center)
Fax & Telephone: 01224 551150
|Pioneering work has been carried out in age-related macular degeneration
leading to the worldwide introduction of the first successful treatment that preserves
vision in this condition (Visudyne - Wet AMD treatment
The first patient in the UK to be treated with photodynamic therapy for age-related macular degeneration was treated in Aberdeen on 4th March 1997.
1n 2001 this treatment was made available on the NHS for patients in Grampian.