Eye Examinations

You will receive a fully professional sight test from us. Our practice is well equipped and we devote enough time to allow an in depth examination.

Retinal photography: We may wish to take a digital photo of the back of the eye , the retina. This may be stored for future visits for comparison. This is performed at no extra charge.

NHS Sight Tests are available for the following groups:

• 60 years or over

• Under 16

• Full time student under 19

• Income support

• Income based job seekers allowance

• Pension credit guarantee credit

• Tax credit/named on a valid tax credit exemption certificate

• Income related employment and support allowance

• HC2 certificate

• Registered blind / partially sighted with the local authority

• Diabetic

• Glaucoma diagnosis confirmed

• Considered to be at risk of glaucoma by an ophthalmologist

• aged 40 or over and have or had parent/brother/sister/child with glaucoma

• Have been prescribed complex lenses under the NHS optical voucher scheme

We have NHS guidelines which indicate the minimum time which should elapse between sight tests .You can be seen earlier if you feel you are having problems with your sight.

Under 16


16-69 2 years
70 and over 1 year
Diabetics 1 year
Glaucoma patient 1 year