The end is in sight for free eye tests for all

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ABOLISHING universal free eye tests would be ‘foolhardy’ and would cost more in the long run if serious conditions like glaucoma go undetected.

That was the warning given to Health Minister David Anderson who was quizzed in the House of Keys over his department’s plans for free eye testing.

Replying to a question from John Houghton (Douglas North), Mr Anderson insisted his department did not intend to abolish free sight tests.


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