Whatever your eye problem your first port of call should be an optometrist. An optometrist is the best person to assess urgent eye problems, check for eye disorders and treat eye conditions. They have the professional training and necessary equipment to assess most eye problems.
Many optometrists are part of the Lanarkshire Eye-health Network Scheme (LENS).
The optometrists who are part of the LENS can offer an appointment and assessment service for any concerns you may have with the health of your eyes or eye injuries including:
- Red eye
- Sore eye
- Deterioration of eyesight
- Other disturbance of eyesight.
A list of optometric practices participating in the LENS can be accessed via the link here.
You can also find out which optometrists are part of the LENS by calling the NHS Lanarkshire General Enquiry Line on 0300 3030 243.