The Medical Eye Clinic, Sigford Road, Matford Park, Exeter, EX2 8NL

01392 797717exeter@newmedica.co.uk

Ophthalmology services in Exeter

The Newmedica Exeter eye health clinic and surgical centre operates from The Medical Eye Clinic on the Marsh Barton Industrial Estate and provides services for both NHS and private patients. The clinic is led by service manager, Alix Burhouse.   

We cater for eye services across the region, including Exeter, Topsham, Exmouth, Sidmouth and the surrounding area.

Our clinic is open Monday to Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

Quality care provided at convenience for you

Ophthalmology services from our Exeter clinic offer personalised care, quality lenses, and short wait times.

For nearly 20 years, we've provided ophthalmology services and expert care to thousands of individuals across England. As industry leaders in ophthalmology, we know just what it takes to provide the right level of support to protect people’s sight, so they can get back to doing what they love.

5 reasons why we’re the right choice for you

Our clinics are owned and led by the consultant doctors who care for you. For them it’s personal. The whole team are dedicated to understanding your needs so they can provide you with the best possible experience and we know this also results in measurably better outcomes.

Our personalised patient care will make you feel comfortable and at ease. We’ll give you a warm welcome, hold your hand if you’re nervous and be there for you throughout your time with us.

Our short waiting times means you’ll have your first appointment within a couple of weeks, and we aim to complete treatment within eight weeks of your referral.

We choose to use the highest-quality lenses which means you’ll get the best clinical outcomes, including some that can reduce your dependence on glasses. Importantly, we’ll always give you a choice and explain the options.

State-of-the-art facilities with the latest equipment, and free parking ensure you can focus on you when you come to visit us.


I found the service the second time I had eye surgery as good as the first, professional and all done in a nice environment with pleasant staff.
I was kept informed throughout the process and felt very safe.

Visited March 2024

Conditions we treat

Getting referred to Newmedica

If you think you have an eye condition, you should see your optician or GP for a detailed assessment. They’ll go through all the options available and tell you where you can have your treatment.

The referral process will differ slightly depending on whether you want to be an NHS or private patient. You’ll find all the information you need on our NHS and private patient pages.

NHS patients

Learn more about our NHS services
and how you can be referred.

Read more

Private patients

Find details about our private
options and how to get started.

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Self-referring? Call 0800 4096 792

How our patients rate us

We’re proud to have consistently high ratings from our patients on NHS.co.uk and Google.


We are actively collecting and monitoring our reviews and feedback for Exeter to ensure our patients receive the best possible care.

Frequently asked questions

Do you offer NHS treatment?

Yes, at Newmedica, we offer NHS-funded treatment, to all those people who live in England.

The NHS offers you the choice of where you’d like to receive your NHS-funded treatment from, so you can choose Newmedica for your eye-care services.

How do I get referred to Newmedica?

If your optician or GP suspects you have an eye condition, they’ll explain all available options and where you can receive care from. If you want to choose Newmedica, just let them know and they can manage the referral for you.

How can I refer a patient to Newmedica?

If you want to refer a patient to Newmedica, just follow the steps in our referral guide.

Exeter Referral Guide

Do you offer private treatment?

Our range of private treatments and services are available for people who opt to cover the cost of their treatment cost of their treatment themselves or have covered by their private medical insurance.

If you are interested in receiving private treatment, please visit our private-patient webpage for more information.

Contact us

Phone us on 01392 797717 or email us at exeter@newmedica.co.uk

How to find us

By car

Use sat nav postcode EX2 8NL

There are a small number of parking spaces reserved for patients who require a carer to attend their appointment with them. The parking spaces can be found in front of the building with an overflow carpark to the left of the entrance. Please only park in the spaces marked “The Medical Eye Clinic”.

For all patients attending who do not require a carer, please arrange for your driver to drop you off and we will call them when you are ready to be collected.

By bus

The Medical Eye Clinic is located opposite the Marsh Barton, Sigford Road bus stop. The Monkerton (Exeter) to Exminster ‘B’ bus stops here every half hour during our open hours.
Please see the Devon Stagecoach ‘B’ Timetable for exact times at www.stagecoachbus.com

There is also Matford Park and Ride - EX2 8FD, which is a 5-minute walk from the clinic.

By train

The closest train station is Marsh Barton, which is a 25-minute walk or 5-minute taxi ride to the clinic.

Exeter St David's is the closest mainline station and is a 20-minute taxi ride.

This service is delivered in Exeter, by New Medical Systems Limited. A company within the Newmedica Group. New Medical Systems Limited is registered with the Care Quality Commission, provider number 1-322264266.