Don't wait for a doctors appointment

Go straight to your optician

The CCG has launched a new free eye care service for people with minor eye conditions. Instead of waiting for a GP appointment or attending A&E, people can now make an appointment with their local participating optician and be seen within one or two working days. Opticians provide appointments during normal working hours, and some offer weekend appointments. The optician will assess and treat the condition, or make a referral where appropriate.

See below for conditions that can be treated by the service and details of participating opticians.

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CONDITIONS 

•    Red eye or eyelids

•    Dry eye, gritty and uncomfortable eyes

•    Irritation and inflammation of the eye

•    Significant recent sticky discharge from the eye or watery eye

•    Recently occurring or sudden increase of flashes and floaters

•    Painful eye

•    In-growing eyelashes

•    Recent and sudden reduced vision

•    Something in the eye

Patients who have an eye condition that is being monitored by their GP or hospital should contact their GP practice or hospital department in the first instance.

If you have any of the following symptoms, you should go to A&E immediately:

•    Considerable eye pain

•    Significant trauma, such as a penetrating injury or lacerations to the eye or eyelid

•    Chemical injury or burn

•    Problems arising from recent eye surgery

OPTICIANS

Berrys Opticians, 54 Market Street, Barnsley, S70 1JN - 01226 203074
Moorhouse Opticians, 235 Barnsley Road, Cudworth, S70 8JN - 01226 710576
J.R.Morton (Wakefield) Ltd, 38 Church Street, Darton, S75 5HG - 01226 385498
McCormack Opticians, 73 - 75 Kirkby Road, Hemsworth, WF9 4AS - 01977 610213
Norwood & Perrin Ltd. 8 - 10 Eldon Arcade, Barnsley, S70 2JP - 01226 206033
Norwood & Perrin Ltd, 102 Midland Road, Royston, S71 4QT - 01226 722238
Scrivens Ltd, 13 Market Street, Barnsley, S70 1SL - 01226 295293
Scrivens Ltd, 7 High Street, Penistone, S30 6BR - 01226 762344
Vision Value Opticians Ltd, 6 - 8 Peel Square, Barnsley, S70 1YA - 01226 731271
Vision Value Opticians Ltd, 77a High Street, Wombwell, S73 8HS - 01226 752149
Parkhurst (Opticans) Ltd, 4 High Street, Goldthorpe, S63 9LR - 01709 894479
Parkhurst (Opticans) Ltd, 1 Lower Dolcliffe Road, Mexborough, S64 9NU - 01709 582315
Premier Eyecare, 5 King Street, Hoyland, S74 9JU - 01226 742158
Boots Opticians, 29 Market Street, Barnsley, S70 1SN - 01226 203306
Boots Opticians, 1 Queen Street, Barnsley, S70 2ST - 01226 730451
Specsavers, 14 Queen Street, Barnsley, S70 1SJ - 01226 771455
The Spectacle Shop, 20 The Arcade, Barnsley, S70 2QN - 01226 296770
Auckland Opticians Ltd, 14 - 16 Barnsley Road, Goldthorpe, S63 6AB - 01709 891991
Auckland Opticians Ltd, 111A Houghton Road, Thurnscoe, S63 0NG - 01709 893317
Auckland Opticians Ltd, Ivy Cottage, Back Lane, Penistone, S36 6AB - 01226 766996
C.A. Raison Opticians, 46 Cheapside, Barnsley, S70 1RU - 01226 731292
J.Flynn Opticians Ltd, 26 King Street, Hoyland, S74 9JT - 01226 360333

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