When we are getting older, some eye problem come in to us, so we need to have some eye test. However, the eye test for younger people is different from that for older people. these critically important tests should be done for older people on a regular basis including eye pressures,visual field (side vision),dilated retinal examination,slit lamp (microscope),refraction. Each test gives your eye doctor essential information about how your vision functions.
An eye test is not just good for checking whether your glasses are up to date. It's also a vital check on the health of your eyes. An eye test can pick up eye diseases, such as glaucoma and cataracts, as well as general health problems, including diabetes and high blood pressure. The good news is that if you're 60 or over, you can have a free NHS eye test every two years. You can have a free test every year if you're 70 or over.