From choosing between the NHS, state and private healthcare,
to finding an expat-friendly optician near you — setting up
eye care in Spain can get a little confusing. But not to
worry, we’re here to help.
All of our opticians are trained to deliver the same Specsavers service you’ve come to know and love in the UK, overseas. You can find more tips and advice for expats in our hub, from arranging eye care in Spain, to advice on sun damage and protection. Or you can visit our expat eye care advice page for more information.
Retiring to Spain: What expats should know about eye care
When making the move to Spain, it’s easy to forget about your eye care. To help make it easier for you, we’ll break down all the essentials expats should know about setting up eye care in Spain.
State, NHS or insurance: Who covers expat eye care in Spain?
Eye care cover in Spain will be a little different to what you’re used to with the NHS. Here we’ll take you through the most common cover options to find which might be best for you.
Expat advice: Can I use my UK glasses prescription in Spain?
In this guide, we’ll address a number of questions expats may have, from using your UK prescription to getting new glasses and lenses while abroad.
British eye care in Spain: How to find an expat-friendly optician
If you’re not yet comfortable with the language in Spain, it’s well worth taking a bit of extra time to find an expat-friendly optician who will make your eye care experience as easy as possible.