Do I have to pay for my eye examination?

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<p>Eye examinations are free for everyone on the NHS. You may be charged if you wish a second eye examination before the recommended NHS test interval unless you have a good reason (for example, you feel that your vision has changed). You may be charged for contact lens aftercare appointments depending on the payment plan for your contact lenses.</p>
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<p>How often should I get my eyes tested?</p>
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<p>The NHS recommend you get your eyes tested in the following intervals:</p>
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<p>•Up to age 16 &nbsp;every year</p>
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<p>•Age 16-60 every two years</p>
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<p>•Age 60 – 70 every year or every two years depending on your optician’s recommendation</p>
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<p>•Age 70+ every year</p>
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<p>You should also have a yearly examination if you are diabetic.</p>
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<p>If you are uncertain as to how often you should get your eyes tested please ask a member of staff.</p>
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