You may fall into one of several categories whereby you are entitled to NHS help towards the cost of glasses.

The applicable categories are

Under 16

Under 19 (and in full time education)

You or your partner receive –

Income Support

Income-based Job Seekers Allowance

Income related Employment Support Allowance

NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate

Pension Credit Guarantee Credit

HC2 or HC3 certificate

Complex lenses

If you qualify then you should make the Optometrist aware of this during your eye examination and request your Yellow NHS voucher along with your prescription at the end of the sight test. You will need to have both of these available when we visit.

With the NHS voucher we will have certain ranges available for you free of charge, or indeed other ranges at a reduced cost.