Eyecare – NHS Entitlement for free eye test

Help with the cost of eye examinations and spectacles is available for many patients. We’ve set out below the criteria set by the NHS and, where applicable the help you will get towards the cost of spectacles at EyeCare Opticians.

Eligible for NHS eye examination:

> If you are under 16 or Under 19 in full-time education **
> If you are 60 and over
> If you are 40 or over with close relative diagnosed with Glaucoma
> If you have diagnosed diabetes or glaucoma
> If you are registered blind or partially sighted
> If your prescription needs complex lenses **

Or, if you or your partner are receiving:
> Income Support or Income Based Jobseekers Allowance**
> Working Tax Credit or Child Tax Credit and named on Exemption Cerificate **
> Named on HC2 or HC3 Certificate**

Categories marked ** are also eligible for free or reduced price spectacles or contact lenses.