S McNicholas Eyecare

 Local family run eyecare

Tel : 0113 264 3958Tel : 0113 264 3958
A Visibly Better Service

NHS Patients

NHS Choices LogoS McNicholas Eyecare happily accepts NHS patients. Find out more about what you may qualify for:-

You qualify for a free NHS-funded sight test if:

  • you're aged under 16
  • you're aged 16, 17 or 18 and are in full-time education
  • you're aged 60 or over
  • you're registered as partially sighted (sight impaired) or blind (severely sight impaired)
  • 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 eye doctor (ophthalmologist) that you're at risk of glaucoma
  • you're a prisoner on leave from prison
  • you're eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher - your optometrist (optician) can advise you about your entitlement


You're 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
  • are awarded Universal Credit and meet the criteria on earnings limit
  • are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • you are named on a valid NHS certificate for full help with health costs (HC2)


People named on an NHS certificate for partial help with health costs (HC3) may also get help.

Optometrists recommend that most people should get their eyes tested every two years. However, in some circumstances, they may recommend more frequent NHS sight tests.

For example, if you:

  • are a child and wear glasses
  • have diabetes
  • are aged 40 or over and have a family history of glaucoma
  • are aged 70 or over


Last Modified on Wed 3rd Feb 2021 10:06:30

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Wed09.00 am - 05.15 pm
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Sat09.00 am - 12.00 pm
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