The Liverpool Ophthalmic Reading Centre (LORC) is part of St Paul's Eye Unit and carries out Ophthalmic image grading and interpreting, while supporting clinical trials on eye diseases.

The service, which was established in 2005, is strongly linked with the research activity of the Department of Eye and Vision Sciences, Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences, University of Liverpool.

The Liverpool Ophthalmic Reading Centre supports multi-centre clinical trials on eye diseases consisting of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic Retinopathy and is linked to reading centres in Belfast and Moorfields, London.

All three reading centres form the Networc of Reading Centres UK (NetwORC UK) coordinated by the Central Administrative Resource Centre (CARF) in Belfast.

St Paul’s Eye Unit
Lower Ground Floor