Orthoptic Screening

Welcome to Orthoptists (Eye) screening providing eye and vision screening services for children from birth to 6 years.

Who can use this service?

Children 0-6 years of age who have been referred by a Maternal & Child Health Nurse, Child Health Medical Officer or following the Kindergarten health check.

How can clients access the service?

Appointments are made by phoning Community Health Intake on (02) 6207 9977 between 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 8am to 3:30pm Wednesdays (excluding public holidays).

What do I need to bring?

Please bring your child's:
- Blue Book - personal health record
- Referral letter if you have one
- If your child wears glasses, please bring them with you


This service is free to Medicare and Asylum Seeker card holders


Clinics are run at Belconnen Enhanced Community Health Centre, Gungahlin Community Health Centre and Tuggeranong Child & Family Centre.