Ophthalmic

The dedicated ophthalmic Surgeons provide eye surgery and other Ophthalmology Services

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that specialises in the anatomy, function and diseases of the eye, and the specialty of treating conditions of the eye surgically.

In the Ophthalmology department at Bon Secours Hospital Galway, ophthalmic surgeons perform routine eye exams and screens, much like an optometrist. Ophthalmic Surgeons, are specialists in medical and surgical eye problems, and responsible for performing operations on the eyes. They are specially trained to provide the full spectrum of care, to complex and delicate eye surgery.

Ophthalmology Services Offered:

Providing specialist eye care and Ophthalmic surgery, the dedicated ophthalmic Surgeons at Bon Secours Hospital Galway provide the following Ophthalmology Services:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Oculoplasty (eyelid) surgery
  • Paediatric and Strabismus surgery
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Screening and Management of Age Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Eye Disease

Ophthalmic Consultants:

The ophthalmologist’s at our hospital in Galway are dedicated to providing the very best patient care, within a patient friendly environment.

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Richard Comer
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Ophthalmic Ophthalmology
Bon Secours Hospital Galway
Phone: 091 386008 Fax: 091 386009

Mr. Richard Comer

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Biography

Richard Comer is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon. He graduated from NUIG and subsequently trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK.  He became a Fellow of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London and was awarded an MD from the Imperial College London for his research thesis on corneal transplantation. He did further sub specialised training in London and Vancouver, Canada before moving home to Galway.  His specialist interests include cataract surgery, strabismus, oculoplastics, glaucoma, medical retinal and paediatric ophthalmology.

Qualifications

MB, FRCOphth, MD.Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Contact Details

  • Mr. Richard Comer
  • No.4, Renmore Road, Galway

Secretary

Session Times

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30 – 5.00.

Gerry Fahy
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Ophthalmic Ophthalmology
Bon Secours Hospital Galway
Phone: 091 720027 Fax: 091 720026

Mr. Gerry Fahy

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Contact Details

  • Mr. Gerry Fahy
Eamonn O'Donoghue
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Ophthalmic Ophthalmology
Bon Secours Hospital Galway
Phone: 091 584584 Fax: 091 584024

Mr. Eamonn O'Donoghue

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Contact Details

  • Mr. Eamonn O'Donoghue

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