Are you eligible for NHS home eye care?
Not everyone will qualify for home eye care via the NHS. If you are interested in this service for yourself or a loved one, simply check the eligibility criteria below to see if you qualify.
Qualification for your free eye test.
You may qualify for a free NHS eye test at home if you are unable to visit an optician unaccompanied due to physical or mental disability and are any of the following:
- 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
- receiving benefit (Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance or Pension Credit Guarantee Credit)
- 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)
Private eye care
If you do not meet the criteria above, but are still in need of an eye test at home, at Mann and Francis we can also offer private eye care. We are able to bring the same fantastic eye care to your home, with your eye test and a fantastic choice of lenses.