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This is a self-referral/self-help advice page for your condition

Your condition is best managed by contacting an optician

ACUTE EYE PROBLEMS

During the coronavirus pandemic, there is an urgent eye-care service in operation.

OPTICIAN APPOINTMENTS

Your optician can advise regarding eye problems and can also refer you directly to hospital where clinically necessary.

NOT REGISTERED WITH AN OPTICIAN?

If you are not registered with a optician, please see the link below.

What example conditions does this service deal with?

  • Astigmatism
  • Cataracts
  • Contact lens issues
  • Corneal abrasion (scratched eye)
  • Dry eyes
  • Eyelid problems
  • Eye strain
  • Eye tests
  • Floaters
  • Long-sightedness
  • Red eyes (without pain)
  • Runny eyes
  • Screening for eye problems, like glaucoma
  • Short-sightedness
  • Squints
  • Visual problems (not sudden blindness)

Does this service accept self-referral?

You can self-refer to this service without seeing or speaking to a GP first

How do I get to this service?

How do I find this page in future?

Bookmark this page in your browser by pressing CTRL and D or type the shortcut ivy.gs/e-optician

Are there any other services I can refer myself to?

Please see our index of services or type the shortcut ivy.gs/e-index

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