NHS Eligibility

NHS Eligibility Criteria
The majority of our patients are entitled to a FREE NHS sight test in the comfort of their own home or residence and some are entitled to help towards the cost of spectacles.
See below for the eligibility criteria:

Are you:
● 60 years of age or over?
● Unable to visit an optical practice unaided?
● Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma?
● Registered blind or partially sighted?
● Claiming benefit (Income Support, Income based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee or receiving tax credits and meeting qualifying conditions)?
● Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on your entitlement)?
● Considered to be at risk of glaucoma (as diagnosed by an ophthalmologist)?
● 40 years of age or over and the parent, brother, sister, son or daughter of a person diagnosed with glaucoma?
● On a low income and named on a valid HC2 (full help) or HC3 (partial help certificate)?