"Retinal detachment surgery"

About: Sussex Eye Hospital

I am currently recovering from surgery to repair a large tear in my retina and reattach it. I am so very grateful for the prompt action of both my own optometrist and then the hospital. It all happened over a weekend but well within 24 hours of diagnosis at my own optometrist, a full team had come in on Sunday morning to operate. They were friendly, reassuring and efficient but also very clear and honest about what was going on. I cannot thank the staff enough - from the surgeon and team to the ward staff as well as the kind person who brought me a hot lunch afterwards. These people take their jobs seriously and thanks to them the sight in my left eye is hopefully saved.

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Response from Sussex Eye Hospital

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to post this positive feedback - especially at a time that must have been very worrying for you.

I hope your recovery continues to go well.

I will be sure to forward your feedback on to the team at the Eye Hospital as I know they will be delighted to see your kind words.

With best wishes,

Andrew Harvey

Patient Advice & Liaison Service

Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals

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