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eye_care_receptionWelcome to the Eye Care Centre at the Riverside Campus, a division of the Department of Ophthalmology at The Ottawa Hospital.

The members of the Eye Care Centre provide comprehensive medical, surgical and emergency eye care services to the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton and tertiary eye care services to communities in Eastern and Northern Ontario, Baffin Island and Western Quebec.

History and Overview

The Eye Care Centre at the Riverside Campus is the amalgamation of the old ophthalmology departments from the Queensway-Carleton, Grace, Riverside and Ottawa Civic hospitals that existed before hospital restructuring.

The new state-of-the-art facility houses the highest volume outpatient eye surgical facility in Canada performing 9,000 cataract operations and 2,000 retina, glaucoma, oculoplastic and trauma operations annually.

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