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Please note this site is ONLY for Stage 3 Students.
If you are a stage 2 student, please use the appropriate link below.
Arrival Instructions for Clinical Attachments at the Sydney Eye Hospital – Stage 3 Students
Please register by 12:00pm on the THURSDAY prior to the week you wish to attend.
Please note you are only able to hold 4 bookings in advance - this is to ensure all students get a chance to book in for SEH clinics.
Students are also only able to book up to 2 months in advance.
Prior to your arrival:
You must register for your clinic prior to your placement. You can register at: http://savesightinstitute.simplybook.me/sheduler/manage by following the following instructions.
1. Select your clinic
2. Select your preferred clinic time (AM or PM)
3. Select your preferred day4. Fill out your details
5. Your booking is confirmed. You will also receive an email confirmation.
Cancellation of clinic placements at the Sydney Eye Hospital will only be granted for illness or misadventure, as per the criteria within the University’s Special Consideration Policy. It is essential that you contact your Clinical School Coordinator to provide a reason for your absence. A weekly attendance and cancellation report is sent to all coordinators. Cancellation of your placements without a good reason will not be looked on favourably. There are limited places in the Sydney Eye Hospital clinics and if you cancel your placement without a good reason, you will not be able to re-book for 4 weeks.
On the day of your placement:
Please arrive at the hospital at 8:50am for a 9:00am start. Your email will have the Unit details of your clinic. Units A – D and Eye Emergency are located on the Ground floor of the Sydney Hospital.
You must bring your ID. You will not be able to attend without it.
The Bicentennial Eye Clinic is located on the Ground Floor of North Block.
On arrival please introduce yourself to hospital staff and find the Consultant and Registrar.
PLEASE NOTE: You will not be able to attend the hospital without making a booking as it is a requirement that all hospital staff are notified prior to your arrival.
Transport to Sydney Eye Hospital
The Sydney Eye Hospital is located at 8 Macquarie Street, Sydney 2000. The closest train stations are St James and Martin Place and we recommend that you follow the exit signs to Macquarie Street. If you arrive by bus you can alight at Martin Place and the hospital is at the top end of Martin Place. There is also parking available in the Domain or the Sydney Eye Hospital for a fee.
Review the signs and management of: 1. Corneal transplants- Full thickness, partial thickness, endothelial transplants; 2. Keratitis; 3. Blepharitis and Ocular rosacea, 4. Dry eyes; Pterygium and Ocular surface neoplasia; 5. Corneal Ectasias
Cataracts, Dry Eyes, Blepharitis
Review and describe management of: 1. Primary Open Angle glaucoma 2. Angle closure glaucoma 3. Secondary glaucomas including PXF, lens induced, traumatic etc
Review cataract types and approach to surgical management
Review the signs, presentation and management of: 1. Diabetic retinopathy 2. Age related macular degeneration 3. Vein occlusions
Review common childhood eye conditions including: 1. Squint 2. Amblyopia 3. Periocular infections 4. Retinoblastoma
Cataract operations Pterygium Surgery Basic eyelid operations
Review vitreo=retinal conditions including management of 1. Retinal detachment 2. Macular diseases such as macular holes, epiretinal membranes
Eye Emergency - SEH
Diagnosis and management of: 1. Acute Red Eyes 2. Flashes and Floaters 3. Ocular surface foreign bodies and chemical injuries 4. Ocular trauma 5. Periocular conditions: Infections of the orbit, lacrimal sac, lacrimal gland, sinusitis