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Eye surgery (Ophthalmology)


The Department of Ophthalmology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital provides quality general eye care to the local community, as well as a range of specialty services.

Ophthalmology Services within Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) provides sub-specialty services to patients living in the CALHN area. Ophthalmology outpatients services run at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) Monday to Friday.

The RAH and TQEH Ophthalmology outpatient services are multi-disciplinary units which provide assessment, management and treatment for all sub-specialty areas of adult ophthalmology. The Ophthalmology departments provide an outpatient service, inpatient consultation service and elective and emergency ophthalmology surgical service.

For more information please view the Ophthalmology services in CALHN web page. 

The Ophthalmology Department at the RAH works in close partnership with ophthalmology services at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and provides:

  • an outpatient service
  • inpatient consultation service
  • an elective and emergency ophthalmology surgical service.

Appointment location

Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH)

Outpatient Department, Level 3G.1 wing 5. Royal Adelaide Hospital Port Road SA 5000

Clinics and conditions seen

Corneal, Oculoplastics, Retinal, Glaucoma, General, Oncology and Neuro Ophthalmology

Rapid access clinics are held daily for emergency referrals.

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