NHS Eligibility

The NHS funds Welsh General Ophthalmic services (WGOS). Under WGOS we can provide a fully funded sight test if you live in Wales and:

  • 16 yrs or under
  • Full time student if 17, 18 or 19yrs
  • Under 18 Care Leaver
  • Over 60 yrs
  • Diabetic
  • Diagnosed with Glaucoma
  • Over 40 yrs with direct genetic history of Glaucoma
  • Registered Sight Impaired
  • Has one eye
  • Hearing impaired
  • Has Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Entitled to complex lens
  • Risk of eye disease through ethnicity and over 40yrs
  • Certain benefits or Valid Tax credit Exemption (ask for details)
  • Named on HC2W Certificate
  • Named on HC3W (partial help) Certificate
  • Prisoner on leave from prison