Our eye outpatient clinics provide services for all ophthalmological sub-specialties. We specialise in diverse and complex eye surgery.

We provide the following comprehensive Ophthalmology services in 9 sub-speciality areas:

  • Cataract surgery and intraocular lens implants
  • Corneal diseases, corneal crosslinking for keratoconus and corneal transplantation surgery
  • Glaucoma management with laser and surgery
  • Retinal diseases including intravitreal, anti-VEGF injections and retinal laser treatment
  • Vitreoretinal surgery, including retinal detachment surgery
  • Uveitic and orbital inflammation - inflammation of the tissues of the eye
  • Orbital, oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery - for eye socket, eyelids and tear ducts
  • Strabismus and ocular alignment surgery
  • Emergency eye surgery and trauma

How to access this service

You need a referral from your GP or medical practitioner to access this service.

Your GP will fax your referral to the hospital. Once we receive the referral, we will send you a letter.

If there is a waiting list, you'll be advised what to do in your letter.

Referrals are current for 12 months from the date of issue, unless it is specified as "indefinite". Keep a copy of your referral, so you can easily ask your GP to renew your referral if you need to.

Clinics

Fundus Fluorescein Angiogram City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South West TUE
General Ophthalmology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South MON, TUE, FRI
Intraocular Injection City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South FRI
Laser City Campus Fracture Reception, Level 1 West TUE
Medical Retinal Ophthalmology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South TUE
Occular Genetics Eye and Ear on the Park TUE
Ophthalmology Post Op City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South
Ophthalmology Trials City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South TUE
Ophthalmology Urgent City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South
Orthoptics Visual Fields City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED

What to bring

Every time you come to hospital

Every time you come to hospital for a test, day procedure, surgery or treatment, you should bring:

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care card (if you have one)
  • Concession card (if you have one)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Medications you are currently taking, including any that you have bought without a prescription
  • X-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results you have which are related to your procedure
  • Private health insurance card (if you want to use it)
  • Aids (glasses, hearing aid, walking frame)
For an overnight (or longer) stay

If you come for an overnight (or longer stay), you should also bring:

  • A dressing gown and slippers, or comfortable day clothes and shoes
  • Your toiletries
  • Your iPad/tablet or smart phone, provided you are happy to take responsibility for it
For a clinic appointment

If you come for a clinic appointment, you should also bring:

  • Your appointment book
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • TAC or Workcover claim number
Do not bring (for overnight or longer stay)

And if you're staying overnight, do not bring:

  • Your handbag, wallet, purse or large amounts of cash. Just bring a small amount for items such as newspapers, magazines or coffee

  • Valuables, such as jewellery, watches or other items of value to you
Going home

It is likely your pupils will be dilated, this will make your vision blurry for about 4 - 6 hours. We strongly advise you do not drive when your vision is blurry.

Downloads

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In a medical emergency, call 000. If you are feeling unwell, see your local GP or go to your local hospital Emergency department for help.