Minor Eye Conditions and Treatment Service

When contacting the surgery with any of the following conditions, the admin staff will direct all patients to the MECATS service in the first instance.

  • Red eye – possible conjunctivitis in adults and children of any age
  • Sore/painful/light sensitive eye
  • Gritty/itchy/dry/uncomfortable 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.