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This flyer shows the process when you visit the Glaucoma Collaborative Clinic at the Australian College of Optometry (ACO), 374 Cardigan Street Carlton.

We estimate you will be at the Clinic for 1 to 2 hours.

Patient registration
Patient registration

1. Registration at ACO

Please come to the main reception when you arrive so we can check your details. You will then take a seat in the main waiting area.

Eye test
Eye test

2. Preliminary eye test

You will have some glaucoma eye tests with an optometrist.

You may then be asked to sit in a different waiting area.

Visual field testing
Visual field testing

3. Visual field testing and photography

A different optometrist will guide you through a visual field test. They will take photos of your eyes. This will not hurt.

Final assessment
Final assessment

4.  Final assessment

You will return to the first optometrist for a final assessment of your eyes. Together with a glaucoma eye specialist, they will provide you with a diagnosis and management plan.

The eye care team will advise whether you need a follow-up appointment and if so, where and when this should occur.

Home
Home

5.  Home

Your appointment is now complete and you can go home.

We will send your GP (and/or the person who referred you) a letter about your visit to this clinic and your eye care plan.

 

Disclaimer This document describes the generally accepted practice at the time of publication only. It is only a summary of clinical knowledge regarding this area. The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital makes no warranty, express or implied, that the information contained in this document is comprehensive. They accept no responsibility for any consequence arising from inappropriate application of this information.

  • Your Visit to the Glaucoma Collaborative Clinic #231
  • Owner: Glaucoma Collaborative Clinic
  • Last Reviewed: June 10, 2020
  • Next Review: June 10, 2023