Specialist Orthoptic services2020-12-01T11:36:08+00:00

Specialist Orthoptic services

Here you’ll find more helpful information on specialist orthoptic services and advice and resources for managing your vision problems.

Child Vision Screening

Information for parents and carers on what vision screening is and why it is important. Includes what you child should expect and links for further information.

Stroke or brain injury

Explains how you vision might be affected following a stroke or brain injury. Information on how an orthoptist could help and tips and advice on how to manage your symptoms.

Visual Processing Difficulties

Information on accessing services, if your child is struggling to access the school curriculum because of treatable visual processing difficulties

Low Vision

Information on low vision services, available to both children and adults who have a vision impairment. Includes links and resources to support patients living with low vision.

We are in the process of expanding this section. In the meantime,our specialist groups provide information and resources for patients on their pages below.


Provides advice on the importance of vision in preventing falls

Special Educational Needs

Resources to support children and adults with SEN, who have visual problems


Provides links to further information on Glaucoma and managing the condition

Neurological conditions

Information on how neurological conditions, such as MS, Parkinson’s or brain tumours, can affect your vision, including available support and guidance