An optometrist is an expert in eye health, trained to prescribe glasses and contact lenses, and treat eye sickness such as dry eye, allergies and infections. People with diabetes should get their eyes checked every year by an Optometrist.
Congress also has a vision rehabilitation consultant who supports people with low vision or blindness to live a life they choose. A vision rehabilitation consultant can support people with assistive devices, or building skills and knowledge to make it easier to participate in everyday activities.
Language speakers can be arranged to support you during your appointment.
Call 1800 142 900.
For emergencies call 000
Please let us know if you need an interpreter or transport for your appointment.
Call your clinic to see when the optometrist is visiting your community.