NHS eye test Northern Ireland

If you live in Northern Ireland, you can get a free NHS eye examination 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 ophthalmologist (eye doctor) that you’re at risk of glaucoma
• You’re eligible for an NHS complex lens voucher – your optometrist (optician) can advise you about your entitlement
• You’re on certain benefits:- Income Support, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit, Income-based Employment and Support Allowance, Universal credit or Income Based Jobseekers Allowance

Find out more here.