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National services

Adult services

National services

Adult services

National services

Adult services

National services

Adult services

Visual Perceptual Disorder Service


Location:
 Maudsley Hospital, King's College Hospital

Contact information:
 

Call: 020 3228 1640
Email: jean.nelson@slam.nhs.uk

Mode:
 
Outpatient

Referrals are accepted from:
 
GP, consultant and self-funded

Overview

The service provides specialist assessment, investigations, diagnosis and treatment initiation for adults with a visual perceptual disorder (for example, visual hallucination, visual illusion, visual snow, visual perceptual deficit). The visual perceptual disorder may be occurring in a previously diagnosed eye, neurological or psychiatric condition, or the cause of the disorder may be unknown at the time of referral.

The service offers a detailed assessment of the symptom, advice on treatment and if required, up to two follow-up visits to assess treatment response.