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We look forward to meeting you and facilitating your visual journey.
Consultations are by appointment only - no walk-in appointments available.

Appointments

We offer a range of consultations for Adults and Children.

 

A referral from an Optometrist prior to seeing our Orthoptist is recommended, to ensure the health of the internal structures of the eye have been checked and a current glasses prescription is given (if needed).

Based on the results of the assessments Vision Therapy may be recommended. More information on Vision Therapy can be found here.

Funding

We offer a range of payment methods:

  • Private Health Insurance - we are a registered provider with all major health insurance funds for Orthoptic Services & Glasses

  • Medicare - Optometry services are eligible for medicare rebates

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) - we are a registered provider and able to provide services whether you are self, plan or agency managed.

What happens during consultations?

Functional Vision / Visual Skills Assessment

  • Patient History

    • previous eye conditions, general health concerns, medications etc

  • Visual Acuity

    • what's the smallest line of letters you can see on a distant letter chart and close reading material?

  • Eye Posture & Muscle control

    • how straight are your eyes when you look into the distance? and when you look at something close to you? 

    • are the 6 muscles around each eye working equally?, 

  • Eye Teaming skills

    • can the eyes cross inwards together?

    • can the eyes relax outwards together?

    • do both eyes work together to allow depth perception/3D vision?

  • Eye Focusing skills

    • can you make objects/images in the far distance clear?

    • how quickly can you change your focus and make a close object/image clear?

    • at what rate can you switch between the two?

  • Ocular Stress Reserves

    • how much visual demand/stress can your eyes tolerate before their teamwork breaks down?

Visual Information Processing (Perceptual) Assessment (also available online)

  • Ocular Motor Skills

    •  can the eyes track across a page and between objects quickly and accurately.

  • Visual​ Motor Skills

    • handwriting​, posture, pencil grip etc.

  • Visual Spatial Skills

    • understanding of left and right body awareness, and directionality.

  • Visual Auditory Skills

    • using visualization to aid in sounding out words and blends. 

  • Visual Analysis Skills

    • Visual Discrimination - identifying differences or similarities between objects based on shape, colour, sizing and positioning.​​

    • Visual Memory - ability to recall details of objects, shapes & movements. 

    • Visual Form Constancy - recognizing objects as the same regardless of size or orientation.

    • Visual Sequential Memory - recalling the correct order of a sequence of objects/letters.

    • Visual Figure Ground - ability to locate an object/word when presented with a lot of visual information at once​.

    • Visual Spatial Relations - left/right relationship of objects.

    • Visual Closure - recognizing an object/image when part of the picture is missing

 

​Parent Meeting (also available online)

  • Generally booked after a Visual Information Processing (Perceptual) Assessment with the parent/guardian only, to discuss the child's results and management plans. 

  • Parents are welcome to book a Parent Meeting to discuss their child's school performance and/or reports from other Allied Health Professionals to aid in our treatment plans.

​Vision Therapy Session (also available online)

  • Weekly/fortnightly appointments to carry out vision therapy activities. Once an activity has been taught face-to-face, additional online appointments are available during the week to ensure patient compliance.

Orthoptic Reviews

  • Subsequent/Follow up consultation that follows a period of Vision Therapy and/or Visual Hygiene recommendations. Results are compared to the initial assessment to track changes and improvements.

    • Visual Acuity

    • Eye Posture & Tracking skills

    • Eye Teaming skills

    • Eye Focusing skills

    • Ocular Stress Reserves

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