This page is a printable version of: https://www.iow.nhs.uk/Patients-and-Visitors/patient-safety/patient-safety/reducing-patient-falls/vision.htm
Date: 02 June 2023
Looking after the health of your eyes is essential throughout life. An eye test is the most effective way of picking up early signs of an underlying eye condition such as glaucoma or cataracts. An eye test will also detect any need for prescription glasses to assist with reading or distance vision. As we age we rely more heavily on our vision to maintain our balance. Here are some simple suggestions to maximise your vision:
For information about free eye tests go to Free NHS eye tests and optical vouchers - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
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