Eye tests aren’t just about checking your vision or making sure you have the right glasses – they’re a vital part of your overall health care. Let’s discover why…
Why eye health is so important
Lots of eye health conditions have no early symptoms, making them difficult to spot. If missed, some of these conditions can damage your eyesight or eye health – which is why frequent testing is so important. Optometrists typically recommend annual NHS sight tests for those over 70, and people with diabetes or a family history of glaucoma. But frequent check-ups are important for all of us.
Learning about and understanding your condition can help calm anxiety. It can also help you spot early signs, helping you prevent such conditions altogether. Here is a list of conditions with useful resources:
Can eye health be improved?
Thankfully, yes! Making subtle changes to your lifestyle can help improve your eye health and minimise your risk of developing conditions in older age. Our experts will explain more during your appointment.
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Where can I have an eye test?
You don’t have to visit your optician to test your eyes. If you struggle to get out and about, you may qualify for a free, NHS funded home visit, bringing our expertise to the comfort of your own home.
Book an eye test today
Please fill in the form to request a home eye test and one of our team will be in touch.
If you have any questions, please call our friendly team on 0800 60 50 40.Book an eye test