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