Regular eye tests are important – the sooner that issues with your vision are detected, the greater the chance of successful treatment. This is particularly true with young children and the elderly.
Unless otherwise advised, you should have an eye test every two years by a qualified optometrist. Depending on your age and medical or eye history, it may be necessary to have an eye test more frequently.
The results of an eye test do not only relate to your vision; they can also reveal a number of underlying health problems. It is therefore important to include a regular eye test as part of your general health check-up.
The results of an eye test can reveal a number of underlying health problems.
Some common general health issues that an eye test can help to diagnose and/or monitor include:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Autoimmune conditions e.g. rheumatoid arthritis
An extensive number of ocular (eye-related) conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration can also be diagnosed and routine visits allow for effective and efficient treatment and monitoring.
At Eyesey Eyecare we have upgraded our practice to include imaging technology allowing us to provide comprehensive and complete eye examinations*.
Our digital retinal imaging camera is used for the management of diseases of the retina – including glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration; for the assessment of the retina for cataract surgery; and for assessment and management of corneal disease**.
At Eyesey Eyecare we offer NHS and private eye examinations. To find out if you are eligible for an NHS eye examination, please click here.
We also accept eyecare vouchers.
* Unless referred by a GP/Consultant, digital retinal imaging is a chargeable service.
** If the results of your eye examination indicate further medical attention, we would send a referral to your GP or in urgent cases, accident and emergency.
To book an eye examination call us on: 020 8429 0101
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