This new community service began on Monday 1st August 2016.
If you are unsure about the suitability for MECS please call NHS 111 for advice.
The Oxfordshire Minor Eye Conditions' Service provides assessment and treatment for people with recently occurring minor eye conditions.
The service is provided by MECS accredited optometrists (also known as opticians) across Oxfordshire who have specialist knowledge, training and skills.
Minor eye conditions that can be treated by the service include:
Please note this is not an eyesight test.
If you are unsure whether your symptoms can be assessed and treated by the service, please call NHS 111 or contact one of the participating optometry practices who will advise you.
Please note: If you have an eye condition that is being regularly monitored by your optometrist or hospital eye service, this will not be covered by MECS; for example cataracts, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma.