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There should be compulsory eye tests for over 50's


BSOD

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who hold a driving licence. They should be tested every 5 years till they are 60 and then ever 2 years till 70. Then ever year.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2249550/Almost-6-000-drivers-licences-torn-SEE-road-properly.html

How many do you see with their face pushed right up to the windscreen.

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Grey Goo

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Last time I went for an eye test I was asked to read the bottom line of the chart. So I said "MADEINENGLAND"

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Aitchbee

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bumpkin

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quiller Not for you to say, everyones eyesight is different irrespective of their age. Why not test everyone from 17 upwards

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bumpkin

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Who is going to check our eyes anyway the High Street optician who could not give a toss about your eyes only how much money can be made or do we all need hospital appointments.

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Strawballs

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I first went to the optition when I was 30 because my wife could read road signs before I could focus on them and I was below the legal limit for driving.

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bumpkin

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Strawballs, that is my point exactly, vision is not necessarily age related

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caccy

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Just a note on free eyetests in England. If a close relative is diagnosed with glaucoma then you will get free eyetests regardless of your age. I would rather have paid for my tests up to 65 since my brother has it although it is controlled.

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