Having regular eye tests is important for everyone, young and old. We recommend having an eye test every two years if you’re under 65 years old, and every year if you’re over 65. But if you notice any changes in your vision, no matter how small, you should see one of our optometrists as soon as possible.
Even if you have perfect vision you should still get your eyes tested regularly, especially if you have a history of eye disease in your family.
If you’re experiencing any of the following you should book an eye test as soon as possible:
Our optometrists carry out detailed and meticulous eyes tests to determine whether your eyes are in the best of health. Our eye tests also include free retinal imaging for our members.^
When you have an eye test at Health Partners Optical, your optometrist will run a series of simple, non-invasive tests to:
^Free retinal imaging only available for Health Partners members, and only if eligible for a full Medicare eye examination.
#In some instances, we’re unable to take a Digital Retinal Image due to the condition of the eye. Your optometrist will advise you if this is the case.
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