Emergency Eye Centre
Emergency private eye care is just a phone call away….
An experienced Specialist Ophthalmic Surgeon is accessible Monday through Saturday to accept urgent or complex tertiary referrals from Optometrists, Emergency Doctors or Primary Care Medical Practitioners.
Our priority call centre is attended Monday through Friday 8am – 5 pm.
Outside these hours a Remote Call service is accessible through the step down call centre to provide assistance or advice.
Emergent eye care services include sudden onset vision loss (less than 24 hours) involving the central or peripheral visual field, large retinal tears or confirmed retinal detachments, severe eye pain associated with significant loss of vision and the sudden onset of double vision where the eye condition has been assessed as serious by a Doctor or Optometrist.
To access critical eye care all hours, please contact the office on this number 07 3333 1740.
Consulting Fees are charged at Private rates and emergent cases requiring complex eye surgery are treated within Private Hospitals.
Out of pocket expenses are payable.
To access Medicare rebates or Private health insurance cover patients require referral by a doctor or optometrist.
FOR IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY TRIAGE FOR ALL OTHER EYE CONDITIONS GO TO THE MATER PRIVATE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT