An optometrist performs a dilated retinal examination. Photo: Shutterstock An optometrist performs a dilated retinal examination. Photo: Shutterstock
An optometrist performs a dilated retinal examination. Photo: Shutterstock
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How a simple eye test can save your life, and five tips to improve your health and vision

From cancer to diabetes, from thyroid disease to vascular problems, more than 200 major systemic diseases can be spotted early with eye tests. Chronic children’s diseases and conditions that affect babies and pregnant women can also be detected and early treatment can save lives

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An optometrist performs a dilated retinal examination. Photo: Shutterstock An optometrist performs a dilated retinal examination. Photo: Shutterstock
An optometrist performs a dilated retinal examination. Photo: Shutterstock
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