May/June COVID lockdown restrictions

Due to current COVID lockdown restrictions (Fri 28 May to Thu 10 June 2021) we are open for very limited services only. Our staff will be on site 9am to 5pm for front door collections only, and minor spectacle repairs. We will be available for face-to-face optometry appointments for essential care only.
This includes red or sore eyes, recent change to vision or visual function, new symptoms of existing eye conditions, broken glasses with which you cannot appropriately function.  We cannot perform routine eye test at this time.  We are not taking online bookings at this time, all appointments are to be scheduled by phone call on 93957530.  We remain available for contact lens orders and urgent spectacle replacements/repairs.

The Victorian Chief Allied Health Office has provided a definition of essential clinical care is defined as:

• to prevent a significant change/deterioration in functional independence which would result in an escalation of care needs (e.g. an increase in frequency of treatment needed, an increased need for prescription medication due to a significant increase in pain, requirement for specialist input or review, an increase in care needs, and/or a substantial increase to anticipated recovery time associated with a delay in receiving services)

• to provide assessment and diagnostic services to clients / patients whose care have been delayed as a result of previous restrictions, with any further delay likely to result in deterioration in functional independence or adverse health outcomes (including access to diagnostic imaging services or assessment for prescription of assistive equipment and technology)