Conditions treated by clinicians in this service include age-related macular degeneration (AMD), retinitis pigmentosa, diabetic retinopathy, retinal blood vessel blockages and inflammation at the back of the eye (uveitis). The ophthalmology department does not manage diabetic eye screening (DES) appointments. Please use the links below to contact DES.

The links below are for further information on medical retina conditions and the treatments offered in NHS Fife. For further information about managing with sight impairment please see the sight support section.

Diabetic eye disease

To find out more about diabetic eye disease, please use this link:


Macular degeneration

To find out more about macular degeneration, please use this link:

Visit the macular society homepage on this link:


Diabetic eye screening

To find out more about the diabetic eye screening service, please use this link:


For further information

Read the DMO patient leaflet

Read the IVT for AMD leaflet