Eye Day Unit
Please follow these simple instructions to promote a full recovery:
After discharge take things easy
Use eye drops as directed.
Please ensure that you wash your hands before instilling drops.
If your eyelids are sticky, use some cooled boiled water to gently bathe the eye
Your eye will feel gritty for up to 4 weeks
Avoid smoky places
You must not rub your eye
No swimming for 8 weeks
If you have any problems please contact:
• Eye day unit on 01642 854556
• Eye casualty on 01642 854096
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust would like your feedback. If you wish to share your experience about your care and treatment or on behalf of a patient, please contact The Patient Experience Department who will advise you on how best to do this.
This service is based at The James Cook University Hospital but also covers the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton, our community hospitals and community health services.