Are you eligible?
Are you eligible for a free home eye examination?
You can only qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test at home if you are unable to visit an optician unaccompanied due to a physical or mental disability and you need to meet any one of the following criteria:
Aged 60 or over
Registered blind or partially sighted
Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
Aged 40 or over and your mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter has been diagnosed with glaucoma
Receiving any of the following benefits:-
Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
On a low income and named on a valid HC2 (full help) or HC3 (partial help) certificate
Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (our optician will advise on the entitlement)
Still confused if you or a loved one are eligible for a “free” NHS-funded eye examination. Please give us a call on 0800 130 3007.