Ms Helen Collett - Orthoptics

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Ms Helen Collett - Orthoptics

Ms Helen Collett provides orthoptic assessments at Rivers Hospital

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Orthoptic assessment and treatment of children with any suspected eye problems and adults with squint or distorted vision, in conjunction with your Consultant Ophthalmologist.

This includes occlusion therapy to treat amblyopia (lazyeyesight), eye exercises and prism therapy to improve blurred or double vision, and visual field assessment.

Ms Collett will see patients from newborn


Academic background

Helen first established her private practice in 1987 at Springfield Hospital and has subsequently worked throughout Essex, Hertfordshire and in Harley Street, London. Between 1984 and 2006, she developed and managed Orthoptic and Ophthalmic Technology services for Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust, on a part-time basis. She trained in Orthoptics and as a Glaucoma Technician at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital, London.


Professional Memberships

She is a registered Orthoptist with the Health Professions Council and a member of the professional bodies including: British & Irish Orthoptic Society (Glaucoma Specialist Interest Group), International Orthoptic Association, International Glaucoma Association and Royal Society of Medicine.


NHS base

Private only

Clinic Times

Tuesday am/pm, Friday am/pm and Saturday am/pm

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01279 212952