When was the last time you got your eyes checked? Many of us are putting our health at risk because we’re skipping regular eye tests according to a recent survey.
More than a quarter of people have not had an eye test in the past three years and, of the 1000 people surveyed, a fifth said they’d “hardly ever” been to the opticians. A quarter of parents also said they had never taken their kids for an eye test.
Qualified optometrists can tell all sorts about your overall health just by looking at your eyes which is why regular check-ups are so important. They can spot signs of diabetes, glaucoma, high blood pressure and even brain tumours. Read Claire's tips on looking after your eyesight