The NHS provides free sight tests for anyone unable to afford a comprehensive eye test, and in some cases assistance in purchasing eyewear.
What’s more, we ensure that we care for all patients, no matter their requirements, by facilitating free NHS check-ups and vouchers.
You can qualify for free NHS sight tests if you meet these criteria::
Aged 60 or over
Registered blind or partially sighted
Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
Aged 40 or over and have a close relative (parent, sibling or child) with a history of glaucoma
You have been advised by an ophthalmologist that you are at risk of glaucoma
Aged under 16, or under 19 and in qualifying full-time education
Eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher
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