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NHS or Private
Eye Test

We provide both NHS and Private eye tests or checks

The NHS test covers all the essential checks in accordance with current legislation while the Private check has the added extras of an OCT scan that produces a 3D scan of the internal layers of your eye. This gives us a more comprehensive picture of the health of your eyes and allows early diagnosis of any potential issues.

We offer an NHS upgrade to include this for £35 and can’t recommend it highly enough.

You qualify for an NHS funded sight test if:

  • You’re under 16
  • You’re 18 and under and in full time education
  • You’re over 60
  • You’re registered blind or partially sighted
  • You’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • You’ve been advised by an ophthalmologist that you are at risk of glaucoma
  • Your’e over 40 and mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter have been diagnosed with glaucoma
  • You’re eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher.

You're also entitled to an NHS funded eye test if you receive:

  • Income support
  • Income based job seekers allowance ( Not contribution-based )
  • Pension Credit Guarantee
  • Income based employment and Support Allowance ( not contribution based )
  • Have a valid NHS tax exemption certificate.
  • Are named on a valid HC2
  • Partial help may be had if you have an HC3 certificate.

NHS-funded Mobile eye tests:

If you qualify for an NHS sight test then you may be entitled to mobile services at:
  • Home
  • Residential care home
  • Day Centre
If you’re unable to leave home unaccompanied because of physical or mental illness or disability.
For all NHS tests we need to ask for proof of entitlement, although lack of evidence will not prevent you from having the test.

Simply email with a preferred time and day and we will get back to you with some options.