Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS)

Get help with new eye symptoms before contacting the doctor

Several opticians in Bury are part of the Minor Eye Conditions Service, also known as MECS. They provide first line advice and treatment for eye related problems, including urgent issues. Please contact the optician directly to gain speedy and professional advice. Our nearest opticians enrolled in the scheme are:


Prais Optician - 46 Bury New Road M25 0JU  tel: 0161 798 8800

The Village Optician - 470 Bury New Road M25 1AX  tel: 0161 773 0069

Specs Direct Opticians - unit 8-9 Elm Square M45 7TA tel: 0161 767 9740


If you have any further concerns please make a request to speak to a GP via AskMyGP. It is quicker and more efficient to due this via our Website by clicking on the following link https://msw.fpm-group.co.uk/edit/askmygp-2 

There is also a lot of information online, have you looked at https://www.nhs.uk/

NHS111 is there to give advice either online or by telephone. Pharmacists and opticians are also available to give advice and can treat a wide range of self-limiting conditions.