Wales Council of the Blind

Free NHS sight test

Definition: If you are registered blind or partially sighted, diagnosed with glaucoma or diabetes, under 16/over 60 or meet certain other criteria you are entitled to a free eye test. (For a full list see the NHS Direct website).

Category: benefits/concessions

Credit: NHS Direct Wales


Library records mentioning Free NHS sight test

Britain's Eye Health in Focus: A snapshot of consumer attitudes and behaviour towards eye health Report - [Library Type]

Report based on a survey carried out by YouGov in 2012. It looks at the public's attitudes to issues such as sight tests, and knowledge of issues such as the causes of common eye health conditions.

Sight tests at home Leaflet - [Library Type]

If you are unable to visit a high street optician by yourself because you have a physical or mental disability, then this leaflet sets out how to arrange for a sight test in your own home.