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An eye test is either NHS funded or private.

Free Eye Test?

To qualify for an NHS funded eye test you must be one of the following: 
  • 0-15 years old

  • 16,17 or 18 and in full-time education

  • 60 or over

  • Registered as partially sighted or blind

  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma

  • Advised by an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) that you're at risk of glaucoma

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

  • Prisoner on leave from prison

  • Eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher

  • Receive Income Support (you or your partner)

  • Receive Income-based Employment (not contribution-based) and Support Allowance (you or your partner)

  • Receive Income-based (not contribution-based)

  • Are awarded Universal Credit and meet the criteria on earnings limit (you or your partner)

  • Receive Pension Credit Guarantee Credit (you or your partner)

  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate (you or your partner)

  • On a low income and named on a valid HC2 (full help) certificate (you or your partner)


  • People named on an NHS certificate for partial help with help costs (HC3) may also get help

For the most up-to-date information

contact our clinic directly at 0208-802-9903

Save time when visiting the practice and bring your old spectacles with. 
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