Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS)

 

This service offers rapid assessment of people with recent onset eye problems such as:-

Recent red eye

Sticky / gritty eye

Inflamed eyelids

Sudden loss of vision

New 'floaters' or flashing lights

Contact us on 01902 731158 to make an appointment.

* Please note this service is only available to those with a Wolverhampton registered GP.

IOP Repeat Measures Service

 

This service is necessary if the pressure in one or both of your eyes was higher than normal when it was measured for the first time This may just have been one abnormal reading. So you may simply need to be measured again, perhaps twice, to see if the pressure is high each time. Often a different instrument is used for this.

Cataract Referral

 

Your optometrist will check for the type and severity of your cataract (note visual acuity is not the only consideration); The effect on your daily living (glare, flare, poor contrast sensitivity affecting small print); Whether you still meet the driving standard if you are a driver and whether you wish to have surgery. We can refer you directly to several different hospital eye departments for this surgery.

 

Diabetic Retinal Screening

Diabetic eye screening is a key part of diabetes care. People with diabetes are at risk of damage from diabetic retinopathy, a condition that can lead to sight loss if it's not treated.

Overton Eyecare

743-745 Cannock Road

Wolverhampton WV10 8PN

01902 731158

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