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 What does an eye test involve?
– A full eye examination
Macular, glaucoma and cataract check
– Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) which is like an ultra sound to look inside the retina.
If further testing is needed such as a contact lens examination or a visual field testing, an additional appointment will be made at this time.

What does a children’s eye test involve?
– Full eye test and health check of the eye
– Checking for visual problems which interfere with learning
– Check that visual development is appropriate
– Readiness for school
– A retinal photography of the eye (which is kept on file to monitor any changes)

What to bring to your appointment?
– Your Medicare card and an Eftpos card with a cheque or savings account so we can process your Medicare rebate on the spot for you
– Your Pension or Healthcare card if you have one
– Your Health fund card so we can process your rebate when purchasing glasses or contact lenses
– Your current glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses

What are Transition lenses?
Transition lenses automatically darken to a moderate shade when they are exposed to the ultra-violet rays of direct sunlight. The lenses lighten again when removed from this direct sunlight. There are two colour options to choose from, which are grey and brown. We can show you a sample of a lens which you can look through to decide which colour you prefer.

 

What is an Anti-Reflective Coating?
An Anti-Reflective coating is a coating which is applied to the surface of the lens to reduce reflection. It helps to eliminate reflections of light from the front and back surface of the lens. With fewer reflections, more light passes through the lens to the eye for good vision. This coating will also make the lenses look more transparent and attractive.

What types of lenses are there?
There are many types of lenses available such as Single Vision, Multifocal, Bifocal and Extended lenses. During your eye examination we will assess your needs and then provide you with a recommendation of lenses that will best suits you.

How do you select the best frame for you and your face?
We have a wide variety of frames with something for everyone! Our frames are high quality designer frames which are individually selected by our fashionable and knowledgeable team. We are here to assist you with your frame decision and help you select a frame suitable for your face shape and for your lifestyle.

What lenses do we use?
We use Rodenstock and Essilor lenses at our practice, as each person has individual requirements and different demands on his/her glasses. Rodenstock are a German brand and offer different lenses with a great variety of properties. Essilor are a French brand with a wide range of lenses to correct and protect eyesight. By asking you a few different questions, our professional team will be able to determine your requirements and recommend the most suitable lenses for you.