2500 Vitality Points for Screening Glaucoma – Know your Eye Pressure!
Pieterse Optometrist is a family orientated practice based in 229 Bell Drive Noordheuwel (Across Pick and pay Center). We are passionate about offering a personalized service and high quality eye care.
Any Discovery Vitality Member – If you are 40 years and older – can earn 2500 VITALITY POINTS for a GLAUCOMA Screening – It only takes 10 mins per screening (No appointment needed) – TEL 010 100 3824 www.pieterseoptom.co.za
About the Test
A glaucoma screening is recommended for men and women over the age of 40 and detects your risk for glaucoma. Glaucoma is a disease that is known to increase the pressure in the eye which can cause tunnel vision or even lead to blindness.
Need to know
- If you wear contact lenses, remove them before the test.
- Avoid alcohol for 12 hours before the test and any liquids for four hours before.
- If you have a wound on your eye or an eye infection, wait until it’s healed before you have the test.
Paying for the glaucoma screening
- Discovery Health pays for the test on all Discovery Health Plans from your day-to-day benefits, if you have funds available. The cost claimed for screening is R 80.