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Optical Eye tests

Eye tests

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Having regular eye tests is important for everyone, young and old. We recommend having an eye test every three 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:

  • Can’t see clearly when looking into the distance, such as driving or watching television
  • Have difficulty reading
  • Get headaches when reading or working on a computer
  • Experience any eye pain or discomfort
  • Experience any vision problems when wearing your existing glasses.

Members get FREE digital retinal imaging with their eye tests.^

What we check for

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:

Check your vision

Checking your distance, intermediate and near vision and determining which combination of lenses will provide you with the best vision.

Check for damage to the eyes

Checking the outer surface of the eye for any UV damage, scarring or abnormalities that can affect your vision.

Check for signs of eye disease

Using the latest in optical technology such as digital retinal imaging# and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scans, your optometrist can detect eye diseases and conditions in their early stages including:

  • Cataracts
  • Macular degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal tears/detachment
  • Ocular cancers.

Help identify possible health disorders including:

  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol.

If you’re worried about your eye health book an eye test today.
Early detection is vital in treating any eye condition.

*Independently conducted research by New Focus Research, November 2016.

^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.