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The NHS recognises that early detection is the key to preventing sight loss due to glaucoma and so you are entitled to a regular free NHS eye check if you are:
However it makes sense for everyone to have regular eye checks. This way any problem with your vision or your eyes can be picked up early and treated. You should have an eye check every 2 years if you are under 70 years old and every 12 months if you are over 70. Anyone aged 60 or over is entitled to a free NHS eye check.
Make sure your eye check includes the three tests described below.
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