We welcome you to our practice. The following information is important in relation to your appointment. 

What to Bring to your Consultation

  • Glasses and glasses or contact lens prescription (if available)

  • Referral letter (from your GP, optometrist or other specialist)

  • Medicare card (DVA card or pension card if applicable)

  • List of medications and allergies

Please note that if you are attending for consideration of refractive or cataract surgery, avoid contact lens wear for 7-10 days prior so that accurate ocular measurements can be performed. 


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What to Expect at Your Visit
You may need to have your pupils dilated for a comprehensive eye examination to check the retinal peripheries. You should not drive  for a few hours after pupil dilation if this is deemed necessary. Please arrange for someone to accompany you for your visit, or come by public transport or taxi. A pair of sunglasses is a good idea, especially on a sunny day. You will be initially seen by our trained orthoptists ( ophthalmic assistants), who will assess your condition and perform scans and tests as necessary.

Following this, your specialist doctor will examine your eyes and perform any further tests/treatments if required. We recommend you allow approximately 1-2 hours for your appointment. We make every effort to keep to schedule, although on occasions may run behind due to emergency appointments. 

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Payment is required in full on the day of your appointment. This can be done with VISA, Mastercard, American Express or EFPTOS. Cash is also accepted. There is a reduced pensioner rate where applicable. A valid referral from your GP, optometrist or other medical specialist is required for your Medicare reimbursement. Our staff will provide further information regarding costs if a surgical procedure is required. We offer known gap cataract surgery for patients with private health insurance cover. 


Cancellations:  In the interest of fairness to all patients, please contact our office as soon as possible in advance if you cannot attend your appointment or need to reschedule.