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Eye Health

FAQs

FAQs

HOW MUCH IS AN EYE TEST?
Most eye tests can be bulk billed if you have a valid Medicare card.


WHAT IS DIGITAL RETINAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND HOW MUCH IS IT?
Digital retinal photography is a technology that takes a photo of the inside of your eye to check for conditions such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. It is $35.


HOW DO WE CLAIM FROM OUR PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE?
Claims for glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses are done on the spot in our store. Just bring your health fund card in. We accept all health fund cards such as Bupa, Medibank Private, NIB, HCF, CBHS, Teacher's HF, Government Employee, CUA and Defense Health.


CAN YOU FILL IN MY RMS DRIVING FORM?
Yes we can. Just book in for an eye test as per usual and bring your form in for us to fill.


IS MY CHILD TOO YOUNG TO BE TESTED?
Generally, we recommend an eye test once a year for children from the age of 4 especially if one or both parents wear glasses as there is a genetic predisposition for eye problems. However, if you notice anything unusual about your baby's eyes such as an eye turn or watery eyes, we are more than happy to assess babies as well.


HOW LONG DOES AN EYE TEST TAKE?
Most eye test take 30 minutes.


HHOW LONG WOULD MY GLASSES TAKE TO MAKE?
We have our lab in-store so some glasses can be done on the same day. More complicated glasses will take about 2 weeks to make.


HOW OFTEN SHOULD I HAVE AN EYE TEST?
We recommend an eye test once a year for most people.