Minor Eye Conditions

MECATS Opticians (Minor Eye Conditions and Treatment Service)

MECATS is a local programme where local opticians are seeing patients for minor eye conditions such as:

  • Red eye
  • Gritty / Itchy / Dry / Uncomfortable eye
  • Sore / Painful / Light Sensitive eye
  • Discharge / Sticky eye
  • Watery eye
  • Contact lens stuck in the eye
  • Foreign body in eye / scratches to the eye
  • Lumps and bumps in vicinity of eye
  • Flashing lights, floaters, things / objects / patches in the vision or sight
  • Double vision, seeing two or more objects with recent onset, where patient is not unwell

For a list of MECATS service providers please click here

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