Optometry SERVICES

Comprehensive eye examination

  • Assessment of vision and prescribing/dispensing of appropriate glasses.

  • Full health check of the front and back of the eye
  • Examination takes approximately 40 minutes
  • We recommend an eye health examination every two years
Children’s Vision - Eyre Eye Centre Bulk Bill for Children’s Eye Exams

Children’s vision

Children are visual learners, 80% of their learning in their first 12 years comes through vision.

  • We bulk bill school age children up to 17 years
  • We recommend testing from 4 years of age
  • Detection of long sightedness, short sightedness, astigmatism and lazy or turned eyes
  • Assessment of binocular vision, eye coordination and other factors which impact on a child’s ability to read, write and learn effectively.

An earlier examination is recommended if the following symptoms are evident:

  • One eye turns in or out while the other points straight ahead
  • Frequent blinking
  • Red or watery eyes
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Frequently rubbing the eyes
  • Difficulty concentrating 
  • Tilting head noticeably
  • Covering or closing one eye
  • Difficulty learning to read
  • Holding a book very close to read
  • Squinting or sitting very close when watching television
  • Difficulty recognising familiar people in the distance
  • Complaints of headaches, blurred or double vision

Contact Lenses

  • Disposable/ Non disposable contact Lenses

  • Hard contact lenses
  • Ortho K contact lenses
  • Coloured contact lenses
  • Contact lens solution
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Medical and surgical co-management

We work closely with General Practitioners and Ophthalmologists in the areas of

  • Cataract
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetes
  • Headaches/Stroke/ Neuro-optometry

 

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

  • Emergency eye care & Foreign body management
  • Emergency appointments always available 
  • Low vision assessment
  • Glaucoma Assessment
  • Cataract Assessment
  • Prescription Safety Glasses
    • Certificate of compliance
  • Drivers Licence
    • Including heavy vehicle assessment
  • CASA credentialed optometrist 

WHAT TO BRING

  • Current glasses
  • Current sunglasses
  • Contact Lenses with case (wear your contacts if possible)
  • List of your current medications 
  • Medicare card
  • Department of Veteran Affairs card (if you are eligible)
  • Concession card (if you are eligible)
  • Private Health Insurance card if you have “extras” cover