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Changes to eye tests in line with UK

Free tests now biennial

Changes to access to free eye tests on the Isle of Man aren't as simple as they seem.

That's from the chairman of the Isle of Man Association of Optometrists and registered opticians - Ian Hodgson.

Free eye tests are being reduced from annually to every two years.

This doesn't apply to people who are more than 70 years old (who will still be tested annually), and Mr Hodgson says there a number of other exemptions as well, such as.

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