Do opticians routinely look at the back of your eye to check eye health? I had eye test all was ok got some glasses varifocals. I recall a thorough examination.
I learned there was another test that they do but they didn't do it on me, called retinal something.
Qualified optometrist Simon Kay BSc(Hons) MCOptom answers this question.
Yes, as part of a routine eye test an examination of the retina at the back of your eye is always included. Some opticians do digital retinal photography as part of the eye test, but it is optional. Have a look at the link below to see what may be involved in an eye test: