Vision (orthoptics) services offer assessment to identify, diagnose and manage vision disorders.
This service also supports the StEPS program.
Children from birth – 12 years of age.
Telephone the Child Health Information Link (CHIL) on 9562 5400 (select option 2).
Our services are mostly provided in Community Health Centres and Early Childhood Health Centres in Sydney Local Health District.
Please bring your child’s Blue Book (Personal Health Record) .
When you arrive to the Community Health Centre you will be greeted by the receptionist. This person will let your child’s orthoptist know that you have arrived.
During your appointment, your child’s orthoptist will have a chat with you about your child’s family history, vision and general eye health. Then they will do an assessment to check your child’s vision.
You will meet your child’s orthoptist who has university qualifications in orthoptics. This is the person that will check your child’s vision.
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