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NHS Eligibility

NHS eye tests at home can be provided for patients who are normally entitled to an NHS eye test but are unable to attend a high street Opticians unaccompanied due to a mental or physical disability.
You may qualify for an NHS eye test at home if you are:

  • 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

  • In receipt of certain benefits

  • 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)

If you are unsure, do not hesitate to contact us.

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