Local Information for Patients in Ashton, Leigh & Wigan
Information leaflets on many eye conditions can be found on the leaflets pageLearn More patient information leaflets
CUES (Urgent/acute eye problem service)
If you have an eye problems such as:
• Red or painful eye or eyelids
• Recently occurring flashes and floaters
• Recent and sudden loss of vision
• Foreign body in the eye
you can contact one of the CUES accredited optometry practices.
Practice Search Vist the PES website for more information
Screening for Diabetic Eye Disease
In Ashton, Leigh & Wigan this service is not provided from optical practices.
You will be notified by the NHS screening service when your screening is due. If you have diabetes and have not been called for screening please contact your GP
Stop before the Op
Patients are advised to stop smoking before any operation. There is a very informative website which explains the reasons why and also a YouTube video on the subject.Learn More Stop before the Op!