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Can an eye test detect Cancer?
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Can an eye test detect Cancer?

Regular eye exams are an important part of maintaining one’s health, but did you know that many forms of cancer can be found during a routine eye exam? Here are 3 of the most commonly detected forms of cancer.

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Are eye tests free for over 60s?
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Are eye tests free for over 60s?

Once you reach the age of 60 you are entitled to a free eye examination through the NHS, usually every two years. If you’re on certain qualifying benefits, you’ll get a voucher towards the cost of your glasses – your optician will be able to tell you this. If not, you might still be eligible

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6 Benefits of Wearing Sunglasses Every Day

Sunglasses are an essential part of summer! You’ve probably been wearing them since you were a kid when mum or dad would remind you to put them on before going outside to play. Then, as a teenager they became a cool accessory. And as an adult, you may wonder: What are the benefits of wearing sunglasses?

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