Hornstein Opticians understand the important of eye care and bring our skills and professional high standards to ensure the prescription that’s right from you.
NHS Eye examinations are free for everyone in Scotland
All UK citizens are entitled to a General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) examination;
- Every year if you are under 16 years of age
- Every two years if you are 16-60 years of age
(If you are over 40 and have a family history of Glaucoma you may be entitled to an annual examination to make sure you do not develop this condition early)
- Every year if you are over 60 years of age
- Anyone with diabetes regardless of age is entitled to an annual examination as it is essential to monitor your condition
However if you feel you are having any problems with your vision or are having any visual symptoms (double vision, flashing lights etc), you are entitled to an interim examination at any time – just call us to find out more.