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Eye Care Services

NHS funded sight tests are available in this practice

NHS funded sight tests and optical voucher entitlements

You qualify for a free NHS funded sight test if your are:

  • Aged under 16
  • Aged 16, 17 or 18 in full-time education
  • Aged 60 or over
  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma (as advised by an ophthalmologist)
  • Aged 40 or over and parent, brother, sister, son or daughter or a person diagnosed with glaucoma
  • Registered blind or partially sighted
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on your entitlement)
  • Claiming Benefit (Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance, Income-based Employment and Support Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit or receiving Tax Credits and meeting qualifying conditions)
  • On a low income and named on a valid HC2 (full help) or HC3 (partial help) certificate
  • A prisoner being seen outside prison

You qualify for an optical voucher which provides financial help towards the cost of your spectacles or contact lenses if you are:

  • Aged under 16
  • Aged 16, 17 or 18 in full-time education
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on your entitlement)
  • Claiming Benefit (Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance, Income-based Employment and Support Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit or receiving Tax Credits and meeting qualifying conditions)
  • On a low income and named on a valid HC2 (full help) or HC3 (partial help) certificate
  • A prisoner being seen outside prison