HOW OFTEN SHOULD I HAVE AN NHS EYE EXAMINATION?

You are entitled to a free NHS eye test once every two years if you are aged between 16 and 59 years old.


NHS Eye Examinations are once every year if you meet any of the following criteria:


  1. Are under 16
  2. Are over 60 
  3. Have Ocular Hypertension or are Diabetic
  4. Have Glaucoma
  5. Are 40 or over and there is a family history of Glaucoma (Mother, Father, Brother, Sister, Son or Daughter has Glaucoma)


Your optometrist will tell you if you need a follow-up appointment. If you experience any problems with your eyes before your next NHS eye examination is due, you can arrange another appointment as required. 


If you require any more information - you can give us a call on: Monifieth 01382 533 300 or Arbroath 01241 877 714