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Free eye test and glasses for nhs patients 

NHS customers

Here For You

AM I ENTITLED TO A FREE NHS EYE TEST?

You qualify for a free NHS-funded sight test if:

  • You're aged under 16

  • You're aged 16, 17 or 18 and are in full-time education

  • You're aged 60 or over

  • You're registered as partially sighted (sight impaired) or blind (severely sight impaired)

  • You've been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma

  • You're 40 or over, and your mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter has been diagnosed with glaucoma

  • You've been advised by an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) that You're at risk of glaucoma

  • You're a prisoner on leave from prison

  • You're eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher – Your optometrist (optician) can advise you about your entitlement

You're also entitled to a free NHS sight test if you:

  • Receive Income Support

  • Receive Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (not Contribution-based)

  • Receive Pension Credit Guarantee Credit

  • Receive Income-based Employment and Support Allowance

  • Are awarded Universal Credit

  • Are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate

  • You are named on a valid NHS certificate for full help with health costs (HC2)