Information for patients

Please scroll down this page for local information on :

* Patient Information Leaflets

* Find a Local Optometrist

* List of GM Optometrists who provide domiciliary visits


Domiciliary Providers; Optometrists who carry out domiciliary visits in the GM Area 

Full List can be found by clicking on the document listed at the bottom of this page.


Mobile practitioners offering sight testing at home

To qualify for an NHS funded home visit a patient must first of all be eligible for an NHS sight test and, secondly, they must be unable to leave home unaccompanied. The GM list of mobile providers can be found at the bottom of this page.


List of Patient Leaflets

Acute Angle-closure Glaucoma Age-related Macular Degeneration
Amblyopia Astigmatism
Blepharitis Cataracts
Chalazion Conjunctivitis - Allergic
Conjunctivitis - Infective Corneal Injury
Dry Eyes Ectropion
Entropion Eye Drops - (How to Use)
Eyes and Vision Glaucoma (Chronic Open Angle)
Hay Fever Herpes Simplex Eye Infection
Local Anaesthesia for your Eye Operation Long Sight- Hypermetropia
Optometrist Charges - Benefits Presbyopia
Retinal Detachment Retinal Vein Occlusion
Scleroderma - Systemic Sclerosis Short Sight - Myopia
Sjogren's Syndrome Squint (Childhood)
Stye Subconjunctival Haemorrhage
Tear Duct Blockage in Babies Thyroid Eye Disease
Uveitis and Iritis Watering Eyes



Find a Manchester Optometrist


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Alternatively please see list below updated March 2015.