Two out of three sight tests are paid for by the NHS, compared to a decade ago when almost half of all sight tests were carried out privately.

The total number of sight tests has increased by 5 per cent since 2003-04 with a small increase in NHS eye tests, according to research carried out by The Information Centre for health and social care.
Two out of three sight tests are paid for by the NHS, compared to a decade ago when almost half of all sight tests were carried out privately.

The total number of sight tests has increased by 5 per cent since 2003-04 with a small increase in NHS eye tests, according to research carried out by The Information Centre for health and social care.