Frequently asked questions
When and how often should I have an eye test?
We recommend you have an eye test once every 12-18 Months. Exceptions to this rule include patients with pre-existing eye diseases such as Cataract, Glaucoma and Diabetes. If you are over 65 years old, an annual eyetest is recommended. Parents who are also concerned about their child eyesight’s should also seek the opinion of an Optometrist. In addition if you feel there is a change to your eye sight you should call us to book an appointment.
What fees are involved for an Eyetest?
We bulk bill at both Clinics however fees and charges may apply for additional testing. Our friendly team members will discuss this with you prior to treatment.
My child needs to see a behavioural optometrist. How do they differ from a standard Optometrist?
I need to see an Aviation Credentialed optometrist. Can a standard Optometrist fill in the forms that I need?
No. An Aviation Credentialled Optometrist are trained occupational vision experts approved by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) recognised as having special skills in providing vision care to critical staff in the Aviation Industry. Dr Susan Ang-Ngo is an Aviation Credentialed Optometrist who can test and fill in the required forms and report straight to CASA. Please make the team aware you need Aviation Testing when making an appointment.
What are Ortho-K lenses?
Ortho K is short for Orthokeratology. It is safe and non-surgical procedure that helps reshape your corner whilst you sleep. When you wake up you won’t need to wear glasses or daytime contact lenses.
Ortho K is suitable for most shortsighted patients and ideal for sports people and those who simply prefer not to wear glasses or contact lenses. Ortho K has no surgical risks and is reversible. Speak to our team about your interest in ortho K lenses.