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You might be entitled to financial support for eye treatment or glasses.
You qualify for free NHS eyesight tests if:
Eyesight tests are free for everyone in Scotland.
You also qualify for vouchers towards the cost of glasses or contact lenses if:
You will need to show your optician proof that you qualify, for example any letters showing which benefits you receive. See also Fares to hospital for treatment|.
You may qualify for free HS eyesight tests. You may also be eligible for a voucher towards the cost of glasses or contact lenses. Visit nidirect.gov.uk |to find out about the eligibility criteria.
Content last reviewed: 1 April 2013
Next planned review: 2014
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