Posted November 15, 2018 06:33:23A specialist hospital in Victoria has said it is committed to restoring sight for blind and partially sighted people in its care.
Key points:The Royal Melbourne Eye Hospital is providing specialised care to those with partial visionSource:ABC News (ABC News Melbourne)The hospital said it was working with local specialist organisations and community organisations to find ways to improve the quality of the care received.
It has been in contact with the state Government about the issue, the Royal Melbourne Hospital said.
“We’re committed to delivering the highest standards of care to all of our patients,” a spokesperson said.
The spokesperson said the hospital would provide additional resources for those who were unable to have their vision restored by an eye surgeon.
The Royal Victoria Eye Hospital in Melbourne’s north is known for its high quality care and for being a pioneer in providing eye surgery.
“A high quality of care is the foundation of the hospital,” a spokeswoman said.
It is the third time in three years that a specialised eye clinic has been closed due to a shortage of eyes in the region.
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