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23 March 2020COVID-19 Update

The Scottish Government and the NHS have issued new regulations for all Optometrists. As of Monday 23rd March all ROUTINE eye examinations are suspended.

We are still open for EMERGENCY and ESSENTIAL EYE CARE only

Please call 0141 611 9696 if you are having problems with your eyes, vision or glasses and we will triage your call following the official guidelines.

We are all in this together.

The official advice is to apply social distancing as best you can - this includes Optometrists. We will endeavour to solve as many problems as possible over the telephone or by video (if possible).

Very best wishes

Ann McBay, Optometrist

15 March 2020COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Important Information

At McBay Mobile Opticians the health of our patients and their families is of paramount importance. 

Optometrists have been advised by the Scottish Government that, due to Scotland moving into the “Delay” phase of COVID-19 management we are to cease providing domiciliary (home) visits for routine eye care services with immediate effect. This is to protect those individuals from infection who are in the high risk categories.

If you have an appointment booked we will be contacting you shortly by telephone.

If you are due for an eye examination or have received a reminder letter please contact us by telephone for advice.

If you are having a problem with your vision or with the health of your eyes please contact us by telephone for advice. 

McBay Mobile Opticians will continue to closely monitor advice from NHS Scotland, the Scottish Government and the World Health Organisation to ensure we navigate these challenging circumstances with everyone’s health and wellbeing placed as the absolute priority.

More information about COVID-19 can be found here https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19

28 February 2020Lovely Reviews...

17 February 2020It's Random Acts of Kindness Day

Loneliness in the older population is a huge and growing problem in Scotland that can't be fixed with a quick or easy solution. But there's so much we can do to help ourselves and others. 

Knock on your neighbours door. Pause when you're out shopping to have a proper blether. Pop round to see that auntie you keep meaning to call. 

But more than anything, let's all be kind. 

Check out this great charity https://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/campaign-end-loneliness-glasgow/ 

08 January 2020Happy New Year!

A very happy 2020 to all my wonderful patients. It's great to be back from the holidays and to be out and about on home visits. I'm looking forward to Spring already, but I suppose there are a few months to go yet! 

McBay Mobile Opticians is now nearly 6 years old. And I've been working as a qualified Optometrist for 25 years. How time flies. 

Looking forward to seeing you all again throughout the year ahead. 

Very best wishes, Ann

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