Minor Eye Conditions Service

A Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS) has been commissioned by the NHS with Primary Eyecare Norfolk & Waveney Ltd for the assessment and treatment for the following conditions:

  • Red eye(s) or eyelids
  • Dry or gritty uncomfortable eyes
  • Irritation and inflammation of the eye
  • Recent, significant, sticky discharge from the eye(s)
  • Recently occurring flashes or floaters
  • Ingrowing eyelashes
  • Recent and sudden loss of vision (partial or total) to one or both eyes
  • Foreign body in the eye
  • Dry or gritty uncomfortable eyes
  • Irritation and inflammation of the eye
  • Recent, significant, sticky discharge from the eye(s)
  • Recently occurring flashes or floaters
  • Ingrowing eyelashes
  • Recent and sudden loss of vision (partial or total) to one or both eyes
  • Foreign body in the eye

The Minor Eye Conditions Service is available only for patients 16yrs and over, who are registered with GP practices in North Norfolk, Norwich and South Norfolk CCG areas.

An appointment will normally be required to see one of the MECS registered Optometrists.

For more information see the Norfolk and Waveney LOC website.