NHS Tests

Basic Eye tests are free for:

  • over 60's
  • under 16's and under 19's in full time education
  • Diabetics
  • Glaucoma sufferers and those over 40 who are the parent/brother/sister/child of a person who has glaucoma
  • Those who have been diagnosed by a consultant ophthalmologist as being at risk of developing glaucoma
  • The blind and partially sighted
  • People on income support or family credit
  • People who receive disability working allowance and have capital less than a specified amount
  • People who receive an income based job seekers allowance
  • People entitled to NHS complex lens vouchers
  • Those who have a valid HC2 certificate If you are not sure about whether you qualify for a free eye test, we are willing to discuss your entitlements with you.

An additional top up charge of £10.00 is payable for a fuller eye test.