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Would you or someone you know benefit from a home eye test?

Find out the up to date information on how to get a domiciliary eye test.

If you are unable to visit a high street optician by yourself because you have a physical or mental disability, then this leaflet sets out how to arrange for a sight test in your own home.

Read the PDF version of Sight Tests at Home

Photo of older person having their eyes tested

It describes:

The benefits of a sight test

  • What a domiciliary sight test is
  • How to access the service
  • NHS entitlements in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
  • Signing the forms
  • What the patient or carer can do before the test to get the most out of it
  • What happens after the test
  • Day-to-day eye care

If you would like to order hard copies, then you can email stating your address and requirements.