Eye Care

Local Opticians

Jenks Tamworth: 01827 62792

Specsavers Tamworth: 01827 60622

Vision Express: 01827 316300

Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS)

Conditions that can be seen under the service include:

  • Red eye or eyelids
  • Dry eye, or gritty and uncomfortable eyes
  • Irritation and inflammation of the eye
  • Significant recent sticky discharge from the eye or watery eye
  • Recently occurring flashes or floaters
  • Ingrowing eyelashes
  • Recent and sudden loss of vision
  • Foreign body in the eye

Please note, this is not a sight test.

If you are unsure whether your symptoms can be assessed and treated by the service, please contact a participating optician who will advise you. Also, if you have a major eye condition that is being regularly monitored by your optometrist or hospital eye service, this will not be covered by this service; for example, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma.

Website: www.primaryeyecare.co.uk/find-a-practice