(GAZETTE AND HERALD) — A routine sight test led to an emergency operation that saved a young Chippenham woman’s life.

Amber Carter went to the opticians thinking she might need glasses and did not return home again for two weeks.

The 23-year-old had no idea she had a brain tumour but within 24 hours she had had part of her brain removed.

She said: “I started having really bad headaches and sickness and began to have a weaker arm on my right side.”

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