When you come for your appointment can you please bring:

  • Your most recent pair of distance and reading glasses
  • A list of your current medications
  • Your current Medicare and Pension Health Benefits card
  • If you are a contact lens wearer please call in advance to find out if these need to be left out prior to your appointment
  • Please ensure your referral is current or has been received at LEI prior to your appointment

At most appointments you will have drops that will dilate your pupils, we strongly recommend you arrange to have a driver or alternative transport as your vision will be blurred following your appointment.

During your visit to Launceston Eye Institute you will be required to have various tests done, some of the tests you may require are explained below.

More information can be obtained by reviewing our FAQ's or by contacting Launceston Eye Institute.


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