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Mon: 9am-5pm

Tue: 9am-5pm

Wed: 9.30am-5pm

Thu: 9am-6pm

Fri: 9.30-5pm

Sat: 9am-4pm

Sun: Closed

Appointments outside of normal trading hours are available

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How often should I have my eyes examined?
    You should have an exerienced optometrist examine your eyes at least once every 2 years. As you age you may need to be seen more frequently as some eye conditions may develop gradually and sometimes signs and symptoms go unnoticed. If you wear contacts, then you should be examined every 12 months to ensure that the lenses are still fitting correctly.
  2. What to bring to my appointment?
    Please bring any glasses, sunglasses or contact lenses that you wear. Also bring a list of any medications you are taking and ask your family about any history of eye disease or health conditions that may affect the eyes.
  3. What is involved in a comprehensive eye examination?
    Our comprehensive eye examinatons include a refraction (testing your eyes for glasses and contact lenses), bioncular vision assessment, colour vision assessment, slit lamp biomicroscopy (testing for anterior eye diseases such as conjunctivitis and cataracts), ophthalmoscopy (testing the posterior eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, and tonometry (testing the intraocular pressure, important for glaucoma). Further testing may include computerised visual field assessment and computerised corneal topography.
  4. Is the eye examination covered under Medicare?
    Yes. However there may be further testing that may not be claimable on Medicare. We will let you know the cost prior to any further consultations.
  5. Why should I use sunglasses?
    Sunglasses are important to protect our eyes for UV light. Potentially eye diseases such as macualr degeneration, pterygium and cataracts can be caused by excessive exposure to UV rays. We are able to fit many sunglasses in our range with prescription lenses, to ensure you see well in your fashionable sunglasses. Furthermore, we only carry sunglasses that meet the ‘Australian Sunglasses Standard for UV protection’.

Tips for good vision

  1. Make sure you have good lighting when reading or doing computer work.
  2. Take regular breaks when doing lots of computer work
  3. Have regular eye examinatons

Please email me any questions that you have, and I will try to answer them and add to the FAQ page so all our patients will benefit. Thank You