• Australian Eye Specialists - Bacchus Marsh 1300 653 197

    Initial Appointments

    You will need to allow a minimum of 1½ hours for your appointment depending on what tests are requested by the doctor.

    Firstly, you will be seen by an Orthoptist who will record history, check vision and administer drops to dilate the pupils. These drops can take up to 25 minutes to work and will affect the vision for up to four hours, therefore we advise patients not to drive following their appointment, either bring a driver or arrange to be collected- we can ring when you are finished.

    Payment is requested on the day –Cash, EFTPOS and credit cards are all accepted. Note we do not take American Express or Diners Club cards.

    FEES

    All consultations will attract a fee and all Medicare rebates will be refunded on the day if you have registered with Medicare.

    Pension and Health Care Card holders will receive a discounted rate.

    Please call our Clinic to confirm the applicable fees.

    The following tests may be requested by your Ophthalmologist:

    • OCT Ocular Coherence Topography is $80.00 and non refundable from Medicare
    • Photo is $40.00 and non refundable from Medicare
  • Australian Eye Specialists - Wyndham 1300 150 806

    Initial Appointments

    You will need to allow a minimum of 1½ hours for your appointment depending on what tests are requested by the doctor.

    Firstly, you will be seen by an Orthoptist who will record history, check vision and administer drops to dilate the pupils. These drops can take up to 25 minutes to work and will affect the vision for up to four hours, therefore we advise patients not to drive following their appointment, either bring a driver or arrange to be collected- we can ring when you are finished.

    Payment is requested on the day –Cash, EFTPOS and credit cards are all accepted. Please note we do not take American Express or Diners Club cards.

    FEES

    All consultations will attract a fee and all Medicare rebates will be refunded on the day if you have registered with Medicare.

    Pension and Health Care Card holders will receive a discounted rate.

    Please call our Clinic to confirm the applicable fees.

    The following tests may be requested by your Ophthalmologist:

    • OCT Ocular Coherence Topography is $80.00 and non refundable from Medicare
    • Photo is $40.00 and non refundable from Medicare

Waiting Times

We understand your time is important and endeavour to see you at your scheduled appointment time.

However, instances occasionally arise where a patient may require urgent attention or a longer consultation than expected.

We apologise in advance for any time you are kept waiting and thank you for your patience.

We endeavor to see patients as close to the appointment time as possible, but due to urgent or complicated cases there may be some delay on occasions.

Please feel free to contact us with any further enquires and we look forward to seeing you.

What To Bring

  • Medicare Card
  • Pension / Health Care Card
  • DVA Card
  • Private Insurance details (for any surgery bookings)
  • Relevant test results
  • Current spectacles
  • List of current medications
  • A VALID REFERRAL IS NEEDED TO SEE A SPECIALIST – please check we have received it.

Referral Information

You will need to bring a referral to your first visit. Your referrer can also fax or email your referral to:

Australian Eye Specialists – Bacchus Marsh
Fax: 03 5310 6000

Australian Eye Specialists – Wyndham
Fax: 03 8001 2029

Please note: A referral from your GP will last for 12 months unless it is an “indefinite” referral.

A referral from another specialist will only last for 3 months.

Please ensure that you maintain a current referral to receive any relevant Medicare benefits.

Payments

Accounts are to be settled on the day by cash, cheque, EFTPOS, Visa or MasterCard. Medicare claiming is also available. For more information or to register your bank details with Medicare, visit: Medicare Claims

Fees

  • Private fees apply
  • Pensioner and concession rates also available
  • Medicare Rebate processed on the day