Do I qualify for an NHS test?

//Do I qualify for an NHS test?
Do I qualify for an NHS test?2016-10-24T18:54:56+00:00

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EYE TESTS ARE FREE IN SCOTLAND FUNDED BY THE NHS

All eye examinations in Scotland are free every 2 years for most people aged 16 to 60. An annual eye examination is advised in the following groups.

  • Children under 16 years of age
  •  Adults over 70 years of age.
  • Those with Diabetes or Glaucoma / Ocular Hypertension
  • Those who are over 40 with an immediate relative with Glaucoma

 

If you have any worries or concerns about your eyes or vision and your NHS test is not due – Come and See us! Don’t wait as this may put your eye health at risk, these tests are also free.

Worries or concerns about your eyes or vision? Come and see us!

Don't feel you have to wait until your next NHS test is due.
Answer: The NHS operates the voucher system which entitles certain people to a voucher, The categories that are normally entitled to a voucher are listed below:

  •  Children under 19 and in full time education
  • Those on the following benefits, Income based Job Seekers Allowance, Income
    Support, Pension Credit, Tax Credit or Disabled Persons’s Tax Credit.
  • Those in receipt of an HC2 or HC3 certificate.
  • Those prescribed a complex prescription. 



At Purcell opticians If you are entitled to a NHS voucher, you can choose from our entire range, including over 100 pairs from our £15 to £25 frame ranges completely free. Including Standard single vision, bifocal or varifocal lenses. Or you can put your NHS voucher towards frames in our £35 and above ranges or lens upgrades.

All under-16s are entitled to an NHS voucher and we have a wide range of free glasses for children. Kids’ specs are cleverly and stylishly designed in fun, bright colours, made to withstand daily life and typical rough and tumble.

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