MQ Health - Macquarie University

Ophthalmology Clinic

Important Patient Information

Please allow two to three hours for your initial appointment, as it is likely that you will require diagnostic testing and for your eyes to be dilated. Some of the diagnostic tests can take up to 45 minutes to complete and it can take around 30 mins for your eyes to be dilated. This allows the doctor to view the back and inside of your eyes.

Make an appointment

To make an appointment, please contact us on (02) 9812 3933 or email ophthalmology@muh.org.au.

What to bring to your appointment

Patient form
Download and complete this patient form and bring it with you on the day.

GP/Optometrist referral
You will need a valid referral dated prior to or on the day of your consultation from your medical practitioner or optometrist. Without a referral, you are not eligible for a Medicare rebate.

Cards
You will need to bring your Medicare card and any of the following that apply: Health Fund, Pension, Veteran Affairs

Medication
A full list of all medications, vitamins and supplements as well as a list of any eye drops you are currently using.

Glasses
Your current glasses

What will happen at your appointment

On arrival 
Reception staff will collect your completed patient information form and then register you as a patient. Note you can also complete this form in advance and fax or email through to us prior to the day of your appointment.

Orthoptist
You will be seen by an orthoptist first. The orthoptist will take your medical history, test your vision and perform any additional diagnostic tests required by the doctor.

Ophthalmologist
You will then be seen by the doctor who will perform any further assessments required and discuss your condition and treatment options.

Departure
Reception staff will then create an account for your consultation and any testing performed. Upon payment, reception can electronically lodge the account/receipt with Medicare. Any followup appointments that need to be made can be booked for you before you leave.

If you have any questions or medical problems prior to your appointment please do not hesitate to contact us.

Should you need to change or cancel an appointment please contact us as soon as possible.