Are you eligible for a free eye-exam?


The NHS will fund your eye examination if:

  • You're under 16
  • You're under 19 and in full time education
  • You're over 60
  • You're registered as blind or partially sighted
  • You've been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • You're over 40 and someone in your immediate family has been diagnosed with glaucoma
  • You've been advised by an opthalmologist that you're at risk from glaucoma
  • You're a prisoner on leave from prison
  • You receive Income Support
  • You receive Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • You receive Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • You receive Income-based Employment and Support Allowance
  • You're entitled to a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • You're named on a valid NHS certificate for full help with health costs (HC2)

You can find out more information on the Official NHS Website (click here).