The Department of Ophthalmology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) 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 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 at RAH
Outpatient Department, Level 3G.1 wing 5.
Royal Adelaide Hospital Port Road SA 5000.
Please refer to the information sheets below for information regarding the outpatient service.
- CALHN Specialist outpatient clinics FAQs (PDF 255KB)
- CALHN Outpatient Clinic Appointments patient information and responsibilities (PDF 244KB)
Clinics and conditions seen
Corneal, Oculoplastics, Retinal, Glaucoma, General, Oncology and Neuro Ophthalmology
Rapid access clinics are held daily for emergency referrals.
RAH Outpatient Department, Level 3G.1 wing 5.
Referral from your GP
You need a referral letter from your GP or medical practitioner to access this service.
Your doctor will need to fax your referral letter to us.
We will be in contact with you within clinically recommended times, depending on waiting list length. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time.