Optometry

QUT Health Clinics - Optometry provides full eye examinations including advanced technology for the detection of eye diseases. The clinic offers specialist clinical health services including children's vision and rehabilitation for visually impaired people. Spectacles and contact lenses are also available through the clinic.

School of Optometry & Vision Science Linked to another web site students work in the clinic under the supervision of qualified and registered optometrists.

Specialist services include:

  • Children's vision
  • Colour vision assessment
  • Retinal and anterior eye imaging and analysis
  • Corneal topography
  • Ocular photography
  • Computerised perimetry
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander optometry services
  • Vision rehabilitation for visually impaired people

Download the Optometry Clinic brochure (PDF file, 280KB)

Schedule of Fees

The QUT Optometry Clinic is a Student Led Clinic.

  • Consultation - no charge
  • QUT staff, students and Alumni receive a 20% discount on frames, lenses and contact lenses*
  • Queensland Seniors Card and Commonwealth concession card holders receive a 20% discount on frames, lenses and contact lenses*
  • Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS)(Pension Card) - paid by Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (Qld Gov't)

*Must be in stock or part of standard ordering arrangement

Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of services available. Please enquire at the time of making your appointment and details can be provided as to the cost of your specific treatment.

Paediatric/Binocular Vision Clinic

The QUT paediatric/binocular vision clinic offers a comprehensive optometric service to paediatric and binocular vision patients who are 16 years and younger. The paediatric clinic has a wide range of equipment to test for conditions affecting vision, eye alignment and focussing, depth perception, visual information processing and ocular health. A comprehensive examination is performed on each patient, including a cycloplegic refraction to determine the most appropriate management plan. Treatment options available through our clinic may include spectacles, vision therapy and lifestyle advice.

Vision Rehabilitation Centre

The Vision Rehabilitation Centre offers services to meet the needs of patients with low vision. Specialist optometric consultations are provided along with access to the services of a social worker, occupational therapist and orientation & mobility instructors. We also offer an extensive range of optical and digital magnification devices.

Myopia Control Clinic

The QUT Myopia Control Clinic provides specialty care for patients with a high risk of progressively worsening myopia (short-sightedness). The Myopia Control Clinic has access to a wide range of specialist testing equipment which allows for comprehensive monitoring of any myopia progression, and determination of the most appropriate treatment plan for each patient. Treatment options available through our clinic which slow or halt further myopia progression include orthokeratology, topical medications (Atropine), specialty contact lens and spectacles and lifestyle advice.

Contact Lens Clinic

The Contact Lens Clinic offers a full range of contact lens clinical care, including soft and rigid contact lenses for myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. Specialist areas of contact lens practice are also provided including orthokeratology, keratoconus, and scleral lenses. The clinic is also equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for contact lens patient care.

Therapeutics Clinic

The Optometry Therapeutics Clinic offers rapid access diagnostic and treatment services for acute sore or painful red eyes (including conjunctivitis, keratitis, iritis/uveitis) and diagnosis and management of chronic or recurrent eye irritation problems such as dry eye disease, eye allergies, watery eyes and blepharitis and post-operative concerns. There are opportunities for clinic patients to access new treatments for chronic eye irritation through our ongoing clinical research projects.

The clinic also provides screening, diagnostic, management and review services for other chronic eye disease problems such glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease using a comprehensive range of current technologies and imaging devices.

Community optometrists, general practitioners and ophthalmologists are welcome to refer their patients to this no cost service. The experienced, therapeutically endorsed clinicians supervising this service work closely with ophthalmologists and general practitioners in the provision of high quality co managed therapeutic eyecare.

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Optometry
Phone: (07) 3138 9777