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Eye Problems

Whatever your eye problem your first port of call should be an optometrist.  An optometrist is the the best person to assess urgent eye problems, check for eye disorders and treat eye conditions e.g. red eye, sore eye, deterioration of eyesight, something in your eye and eye infections.  They have the professional training and necessary equipments to assess most eye problems and will refer to a specialist when necessary.  You will not have to pay for these appointments as they are NHS funded.

If you already have your own optometrist you should contact them in the first instance as they will have your clinical records.  If you do not have an optometrist already there is a list below of some local optometrists who provide this service.  Please telephone the optometrist of your choice in the first instance for an assessment.

Optometrists offering this service include:

Ballantine Goldie - Main Street, Davidson's Mains - 0131 336 4764
Boots Opticians - Gyle Centre - 0131 317 1295
Boots Opticians - Craigleith Retail Park - 0345 125 3752
KD Wallace Eyecare - 238 Queensferry Road - 0131 467 6800
Specsavers - Gyle Centre - 0131 317 7540

Whatever your eye problem your first port of call should be an optometrist.  An optometrist is the the best person to assess urgent eye problems, check for eye disorders and treat eye conditions e.g. red eye, sore eye, deterioration of eyesight, something in your eye and eye infections.  They have the professional training and necessary equipments to assess most eye problems and will refer to a specialist when necessary.  You will not have to pay for these appointments as they are NHS funded.

If you already have your own optometrist you should contact them in the first instance as they will have your clinical records.  If you do not have an optometrist already there is a list below of some local optometrists who provide this service.  Please telephone the optometrist of your choice in the first instance for an assessment.

Optometrists offering this service include:

Ballantine Goldie - Main Street, Davidson's Mains - 0131 336 4764
Boots Opticians - Gyle Centre - 0131 317 1295
Boots Opticians - Craigleith Retail Park - 0345 125 3752
KD Wallace Eyecare - 238 Queensferry Road - 0131 467 6800
Specsavers - Gyle Centre - 0131 317 7540

 
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