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How soon after giving birth can I have my eyes tested?


How soon after having a baby can I have my eyes retested? My son is six months old and my eyes seem to be getting worse, I've been getting headaches and blurred vision, but wasn't sure if there was a time after having a baby to let hormones settle down.

Answer Written answer:

Six months is plenty of time to wait to have an eye test. The results should be accurate and stable.

We recommend you seek professional advice if you are concerned about your eye health:

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Optician's Biography

Simon Kay BSc(Hons) MCOptom has been a qualified Optometrist for over 35 years, and has a vast experience of almost all aspects of optometry. He joined Specsavers Opticians in 1993 first in Liverpool and for 15 years as a director of Lancaster and Morecambe. He served on many panels and committees whilst a director, including those responsible for IT design and professional advancement. He was regional chairman of the North West directors of Specsavers for over 12 years and as such was involved in almost all aspects of optometry on a business and professional level. He has been involved on the Local Optical Committee for many years and is currently Vice Chairman in his area.
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