Having your eyes tested can feel like a bit of a chore but it doesn’t need to be. Here at Pollard Optical we understand how important your eye test is, not just to buy new glasses but also to give an indication of your general health. An eye test can often show up indications of eye diseases such as Glaucoma, which is the second most common cause of blindness and can be prevented. We can also help spot diabetes and high blood pressure while we are testing your eyes. Regular eye tests also make sure that you do not have retinal damage and to prevent your vision from getting worse.
Your eye test is a painless and quick test, so contact us and let us make sure that both your eyes and you stay in good health.
Eye test are not just for adults, 80% of a child’s learning is done through their eyes and for that reason it is wise to ensure that their eyes are checked by a qualified optician on a regular basis.
Some of the signs to look for in your child that could indicate a vision problem include:
- Excessive blinking
- Squinting to see things
- Poor performance at school
- Reluctance to read
- Sitting closer to the TV, peering closer to read books
- White reflex in the eye in photos