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An Orthoptist is a specialist at diagnosing and managing problems with eye movement and alignment of the eyes. The Orthoptic department offers support to all departments in the eye unit.

This page gives you information about the Orthoptic department.

Who we are

OrthoptistWe are the only dedicated adult service in the North West. We offer assessment of eye movement, visual performance, double vision and squint. Patients who attend this department are generally referred by another specialist service.

All Orthoptists are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, the independent UK-wide health regulator which sets standards of professional training, performance and conduct for Orthoptists and other health professionals.

Contact us

Orthoptic Department
St Paul’s Eye Unit
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Prescot Street
Liverpool
L7 8XP

0151 706 3914


Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday - 8:30am - 5pm