We’re proud to offer an NHS eyecare service in all of our M&S Opticians. The NHS provides free eye tests with us for anyone who qualifies, and you may even be entitled to an optical voucher towards the cost of glasses or contact lenses. Read below to find all about NHS eye care eligibility.
Anyone over the age of 60 and under the age of 16 is eligible for a free NHS eye test. However, you may also qualify if you meet any of the following criteria:
In some circumstances, the NHS will also provide optical vouchers, which count towards the cost of your glasses or contact lenses.
You may be eligible for help towards the cost of glasses and contact lenses if you’re:
If you do receive free NHS eyecare, you’ll be asked to provide proof of entitlement when you attend your appointment. You will need to bring along a document to your appointment to show that you qualify for an NHS-funded eye test and/or an NHS optical voucher for glasses (if applicable).
Still unsure if you’re eligible for free NHS eye care or unsure of what proof you need? Pop into M&S Opticians or book an appointment. Get in touch and we’ll be more than happy to offer help and guidance in relation to eligibility.
Whether you've taken up a new sport, would like to wear them on evenings out or simply want to have an alternative to glasses, we can help.
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