What is Greater Manchester Primary Eyecare?
Greater Manchester Primary Eyecare provides NHS-funded eyecare services across areas of Greater Manchester. The services are available from the majority of local opticians, from the smallest independent practice to the largest national chains.
Please click the links on this page. These will give you an explanation of what each service covers and a list of participating practices.
A number of areas in Greater Manchester have a service which enables the optometrist to discuss the risks and benefits of cataract surgery for those identified as having a cataract which is impacting their vision.
What is the ‘Eye test made easy for people with Learning Disabilities’ Enhanced Sight Testing Service?
These services are only available in certain areas of Greater Manchester. Eligibility is based on the GP you are registered with.
A number of areas in Greater Manchester have a service which enables the optometrist to repeat suspect results for intraocular pressure and/or visual fields.
The Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS) provides assessment and treatment for people with recently occurring minor eye conditions.