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NHS Eligibility Criteria

NHS Eligibility Criteria (England and Wales)

To receive free eye tests at home, certain NHS eligibility criteria must be met. If you are unable to leave your home without help, then you may qualify to have a FREE NHS eye test in the comfort of your own home. You may also be entitled to help with the cost of glasses:

•  Aged 60 or over

•  Aged under 16

•  Aged 16,17 or 18 in full time education

•  Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma

•  Considered to be at risk of glaucoma (as advised by an ophthalmologist)

•  Aged 40 or over and a brother, sister, son or daughter of a person diagnosed
   with glaucoma

•  Registered blind or partially sighted

•  Eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher

•  Claiming Benefit (Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension
   Credit guarantee Credit or receiving Tax Credits and meeting qualifying
   conditions).  

•  On a low income and named on a valid HC2 (full help) or HC3 (partial help).

For more information and to discuss your eligibility for a free eye test at home, please feel
free to contact us at any time.