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798 Nicholson St
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068
Fitzroynth Section Eyecare
Eye Tests & Examinations

Eye Tests & Examinations: Professional eye health assessments

At Fitzroy North Eye Centre we provide comprehensive eye examinations including thorough eye health assessments and determination of how your visual system works. We recommend that all people over the age of 40 have an eye health examination every 2 years. It is important that the eyes remain healthy as well as having good eye-co-ordination, alignment and teamwork. All our optometrists have a therapeutic endorsement to prescribe topical S4 medications for ocular surface and anterior eye conditions. We are able to treat patients with acute or chronic sore eyes. We co-manage glaucoma with local ophthalmologists.

We have state of the art equipment and can diagnose and monitor conditions including glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. A standard examination includes:

  • Measurement of vision to determine if there is any myopia (short-sightedness), hyperopia (long-sightedness) or astigmatism.
  • Assessment of binocular co-ordination, eye alignment and eye teamwork
  • Eye Movements or tracking
  • Basic visual perceptual skill assessment
  • Ocular health examination using ophthalmoscopy and slit-lamp biomicroscopy
  • Corneal thickness measurement (Pachymetry)
  • OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) and digital retinal imaging
  • OPTOS ultra-wide field high resolution retinal imaging, scanning 82% of the retina
  • Intra-ocular pressure measurement
  • Assessment of the eyes for contact lenses
  • Advice on maximising visual performance for school, work and sport
  • Advice on lighting and visual requirements, glasses, contact lenses, and vision therapy

We also offer:

  • Full customised vision therapy programs (including use of Vivid Vision virtual reality program)
  • Neuro-vision assessment and visual rehabilitation following concussion and brain injury
  • Dry eye assessment and IPL treatment
  • CASA assessments for pilots
  • Intuitive colorimeter assessment for visual stress (Meares-Irlen syndrome) and photosensitivity
  • Sports Vision assessments and treatments
  • Occupational vision assessments
  • Ocular emergency treatments
  • Diabetic eye health assessments
  • Visual Field assessments
  • Full headache assessments
  • Bandage contact lenses for corneal abrasions
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