Melbourne Eyecare Clinic open for urgent care
Melbourne Eyecare Clinic is deemed an essential service and remains open. We are following Department of Health and government guidance regarding COVID-19 and limiting our appointments to urgent care only.
Urgent care conditions include:
- eye injuries
- recent onset change in vision
- red or sore eyes
- new onset floaters, shadows or bright flashes in your vision
- broken pair of glasses (if you have no other functional pairs)
Routine non-urgent eye examinations are being deferred when safe to do so.
Examinations are by appointment only. Our optometrists are triaging and using clinical judgement to determine when examinations are necessary and when they can be safely postponed.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss an appointment, please call us on 03 9035 6666.
For all the latest advice and information regrading the University's COVID-19 response, please visit www.unimelb.edu.au/coronavirus.
Before your appointment
In order to keep yourself, your family, and our staff safe and healthy, we ask that you:
- not attend your appointment if you are required to self-isolate;
- not attend your appointment if you are sick or unwell;
- observe social distancing when attending your appointment;
- only attend if you have a scheduled appointment;
- attend only at your appointment time.
The UMeyecare clinic offers patient care for University staff, students and the general public.
The services that we offer include:
- Contact lens consultations
- Diabetic, glaucoma and macular degeneration assessment and screening
- Myopia assessment
- Occupational eye care
- Paediatric and Vision Therapy clinic
- General optometric examination
An overview of the services we offer at the UMeyecare Clinic.View
View the clinic's opening hours and make an appointment today at a time that is convenient to you.View
The UMeyecare Clinic offers a variety of discounts to existing University Staff, Students, as well as other groups. See our current eligibility for discounts here.View
Information for General Practitioners
A formal referral is not required for your patients to attend the clinic. However we welcome referrals for contact lens, low vision and occupational eye care as well as general optometric examination.Refer a Patient
Information for Optometrists
A formal referral is not required for your patients to attend the clinic, however we welcome referral notes to facilitate feedback of information to you and to help us with any relevant information you may have.Refer a Patient
The Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences operates the University of Melbourne EyeCare practice which offers patient care for University staff, students and the general public, and is available for specialist referral by other practitioners.
View the clinic's location or make an appointment with the clinic by email.View
Take a quick look inside the clinic, and view the technology that we use in our practice.View
Our clinic makes use of a variety of advanced technology and equipment in order to make assessments of eye health. Here you can view just some of the tools we use in our practice.View