We offer free NHS eye tests if:

  • You're under 16
  • You're under 19 and are in full-time education
  • You're 60 or over
  • You're registered as blind or partially sighted
  • 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 opthalmologist (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

Not eligible? Check out our private eye tests

Free private eye examinations, new contact lens fitting consultations and contact lens after-care consultations are also available.

Our eye examinations include digital retina photography at no extra cost.

Please enquire at the reception for terms and conditions.

You're also entitled to a free NHS sight test and help towards your glasses if you:

  • Are under 16
  • Are under 19 and are in full-time education
  • Receive income support
  • Receive Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (not contribution based)
  • Receive Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • Receive income-based Employment and support allowance (not contribution based)
  • Are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Are named on a valid NHS certificate for full help with health costs (HC2)
  • If you're named on an NHS certificate for partial help with health costs (HC3), you may get some help towards the cost of your sight test