Services

Eye Services - Yarra Ranges Health Ophthalmology

Eastern Health is very pleased to announce the launch of an Ophthalmology Service, to be based at Yarra Ranges Health, Lilydale. This service will provide for patients in the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne.

The Ophthalmology service will provide

  • assessment
  • care planning
  • treatment (same day surgical services)
  • follow up reviews for patients with health issues associated with their eyes.  

The service is primarily aimed at Patients requiring Cataract Surgery, with plans to broaden the service as it develops.

We welcome direct referrals to this service from practitioners in the Eastern Metropolitan community. 

Eligability Criteria

Each patient is assessed individually for suitability for treatment at Lilydale.

Referral

Referrals can be made by
•    GPs
•    Opticians
•    Ophthalmologists

Referral must include the following information to be accepted
•    3 points of patient ID
•    Brief medical history – comorbidities like diabetes, medications such as Flomax – as these all impact on the health of the eye
•    Reason for referral
•    Service required
•    Copy of report from Optom or Ophthalmologist with best corrected visual acuity

Click here for eye service referral template

Frequently asked questions

Yes, as long as you send us a new referral. You will be assessed for suitability, and then placed on our waiting list.

No, you will be treated as a public patient and have no out of pocket expenses.

Yarra Ranges Health

Address

25 Market Street, Lilydale, 3140
Postal Address: PO Box 866, Lilydale, 3140

Contact

Angelina Shi ( Eye Service Co-ordinator )
P:   03 8706 9728
F:   03 90918899
M:  0466 447 314   

Email

Eye.ElectiveSurgery@easternhealth.org.au

Hours

Clinics: Tuesday and Thursday

Car Parking

Free:  All day and 2 hour limits

Public Transport

Train to Lilydale station and then 5 minute walk