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NHS Funded Exams

As a client of the NHS we are able to offer

examinations that are completely free of charge

to yourself. 

In this consultation our professionals will

determine your personalized prescription and 

carry out an internal and external check of your 


As an independent optician we firmly believe in offering all patients that little bit extra beyond a routine NHS funded exam. Our supplementary procedures comprehend a more detailed analysis of your ocular health with the use of computerized practice software. 


You are welcome to a NHS-funded sight test if:


•    you’re under 16

•    you’re under 19 and in full-time education
•    you’re 60 or over
•    you’re registered as blind or partially sighted
•    you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
•    you’re 40 or over, and your mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter has been diagnosed with glaucoma
•    you’ve been advised by an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) that you’re at risk of glaucoma
•    you're eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher - we can advise you about your entitlement

You are also entitled to a free NHS sight test if you:

-  receive Income Support
-  receive Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (not Contribution-based)
-  receive Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
-  receive Income-based Employment and Support Allowance (not Contribution-based)
-  are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate                      

​-  are named on a valid NHS certificate for full help with health costs (HC2)

If you’re named on an NHS certificate for partial help with health costs (HC3), you may get some help towards the cost.

Please give us a call on 01922 643988 to see what NHS support you may be entitled to.

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