Ophthalmology and Orthoptics
We specialise in treating disorders of the eye such as disease, loss of vision and trauma.
Our service provides General and Emergency eye care with sub-specialties in:
- Retina and Macula
- Vitreo-Retinal Surgery
- Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
- Lacrimal and Orbital Disease
- Eyelid Surgery.
Close relations are maintained with other specialties especially endocrinology (diabetic retinopathy, thyroid eye disease), neonatology and paediatrics, plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery and neurology.
Referrals are accepted by Optometrists, GPs, and internally.
Orthoptists are eye health professionals who care for patients with eye disorders.
Our Orthoptists work in conjunction with the Ophthalmologists in the Eye Clinic and perform a variety of specialised tests including:
- Visual Fields testing
- Optical Coherence Tomography
- Ocular Motility and Strabismus
- Ultrasound and Photography.
Through a unique set of skills, Orthoptists play a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis and management of eye diseases and promotion of visual health in both adults and children.http://phngc.com.au/Resources/Ophthalmology.aspx#11040