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Rutland man promotes National Eye Health Week after his eye test picked up a tumour

A man has praised the health professionals who saved his life after they spotted a tumour during a routine eye test.

John Brian had no unusual symptoms when he attended an appointment at Simmons Optometrists, but just hours later he was sitting with a hospital consultant in Peterborough.

The £25 digital imaging test he paid for that morning had picked up a raised area on his retina which turned out to be a choroidal melanoma.

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