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Is the individual requiring the eye test unable to leave their home

unaccompanied to attend an optical practice, due to a physical or mental impairment?

If No, unfortunately you do not qualify for a home eye test. If you would like to talk to us further, please get in touch.

If Yes, please read the further criteria below and request home a home eye test by clicking here, or by calling us on


01803 294418


Are you eligible for a home eye examination?

Who qualifies for a free home eye test?

The majority of our customers qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test. See if you do by checking if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Aged 60 or over

  • Registered as partially sighted or blind

  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma

  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician

  • Aged 40 or over and have a family member diagnosed with glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma

  • Receiving benefit*

  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate

  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test

  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on the entitlement)

*You're also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you're under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

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