FREE NHS EYE TEST

YOU QUALIFY FOR A FREE NHS EYE TEST, IF;

AGE

  • You are Under 16.
  • You are under 19 years of age and in full time education.
  • You are aged 60 or over

HEALTH

  • You are registered blind or partially sighted.
  • You are diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma.
  • You are over 40 and a parent, brother, sister or child of someone with glaucoma.
  • You have been advised by a hospital ophthalmologist that you are at risk of glaucoma.
  • You are prescribed a complex lens.

INCOME

  • You or your partner.receive Income Support or Income Based Job Seekers Allowance.
  • You or your partner.receive a Tax Credit and are named on a valid Tax Credit NHS Exemption Certificate.
  • You or your partner receive Pension Credit - Guaranteed Credit.
  • You have a low income and are named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate for full help with health cost. If you are named on a valid NHS HC3 certificate for partial help with health costs, you may get some help with eyecare, see certificate for details.
  • You are a prisoner being seen outside prison. 

FREE GLASSES
with a NHS Optical Voucher*

*YOU QUALIFY FOR A NHS OPTICAL VOUCHER, IF;

AGE

  • You are under 16.
  • You are under 19 years of age and in full time education.

INCOME

  • You or your partner.receive Income Support or Income Based Job Seekers Allowance.
  • You or your partner.receive a Tax Credit and are named on a valid Tax Credit NHS Exemption Certificate.
  • You or your partner receive Pension Credit - Guaranteed Credit.
  • You have a low income and are named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate for full help with health cost. If you are named on a valid NHS HC3 certificate for partial help with health costs, you may get some help with eyecare, see certificate for details.
  • You are a prisoner being seen outside prison.

*Glasses are free with a NHS optical voucher issued following the eye test. Free glasses are from a specific range, all other ranges, including designer glasses are discounted with the NHS optical voucher.
If posible please  bring your proof of entitlement when you come for your eye test as you will be asked to provide it.