You could be entitled to a free eye examination on the NHS, or even help towards a pair of glasses or contact lenses. You are eligible for an NHS sight test if you:
- Are aged under 16.
- Are 16, 17 or 18 and in full-time education.
- Are 60 or over.
- Have been diagnosed with Diabetes or Glaucoma.
There are many other categories that you could fall into to be eligible for a free NHS sight test, or help towards the cost of glasses or contact lenses. You can find out more about them here.