NHS funded Eyecare Services
Please note: The services listed below are by referral only, if you have any concerns please book an appointment with your local optometrist.
In some parts of Devon following routine uncomplicated cataract surgery you will be discharged following surgery to go on to have your follow up at your optical practice, thus enabling care closer to home for you.
Glaucoma monitoring service
The scheme is a community based on-going care service provided by accredited optometrists for patients discharged from the Royal Eye Infirmary (Plymouth) with the following eye conditions: Ocular hypertension, Glaucoma or a glaucoma suspect.
Diabetic Retinal screening service
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. This service is provided in Optician practices in the Plymouth area.
Plymouth DESP Appointment & Booking Office
Room 101b Plymouth Science Park 1 Davy Road DerrifordPlymouth PL6 8BX
Tel: 01752 717 220not active until 2 April 2017Email: email@example.com
Intra-ocular pressure (IOP) referral refinement service
Minor Eye Conditions Service- MECS
This service provides urgent eye assessments for patients complaining of recent/sudden onset of specific minor eye conditions.
The service provides care closer to home, avoiding a trip to the hospital for patients who do not require emergency eye care but need to be seen by an accredited Eye Care Practitioner.
The service is provided by a range of optician practices across the area (Plymouth City, parts of South Hams, West Devon and East Cornwall). See patient leaflet below for more information.
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