IMPORTANT UPDATE 22/9/21

All carer’s and patient’s must enter via RCH main entrance to undergo health screening prior to coming to our clinic for scheduled appointment.

Our highest priority is the health and safety of both our patients and staff. For further information about exposure sites, please visit:    www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/exposure-sites



COVID-19 UPDATE
AS AT APRIL 2021
ALL PATIENTS & CARERS MUST WEAR A FACE MASK

ONLY ONE PARENT TO ATTEND, NO SIBLINGS

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND IF UNWELL

HEALTH CHECK-IN AT RCH PRIOR TO ARRIVAL AT OUR ROOMS

Find us at: Level 4, 48 Flemington Rd, Parkville VIC 3052 View Map
Phone: (03) 9345 6266

Our Services

  • Surgery

    Assoc Prof Elder, Dr Ruddle, Dr Anu Mathew & Dr Shivanand Sheth, provide a wide range of surgical treatments for paediatric eye disorders including:
    • Cataract
    • Glaucoma
    • Strabismus
    • Ptosis & other eyelid disorders
    • Lacrimal obstruction
    • Limbal & periocular dermoids
    • Retinoblastoma

  • Diagnostic Assessment

    The following diagnostic equipment is available on site
    • Automated & manual perimetry to assess periphery visual fields
    • Fundus photography to diagnose & document optic nerve and retinal disease
    • Optical coherence tomography (OCT) to aid in the diagnosis of retinal and optic nerve disease
    • IOL Master for ocular biometry prior to cataract surgery in older children
    For electro-diagnostic investigation (ERG, EOG & VER) referral is made to the Electro-diagnostic Service at the Department of Ophthalmology at the Royal Children’s Hospital.
    For imaging (ultrasound, CT scan & MRI scan) referral is usually made to the Department of Medical Imaging at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

  • Clinical Assesssment

    For most patients this involves assessment both by our ophthalmologists and orthoptists.
    This includes:
    • Obtaining of a comprehensive medical and ophthalmic history
    • A thorough assessment of visual function
    • Assessment of binocular function
    • Examination of the eyes to determine the state of ocular health
    For new patient’s this almost always involves dilation of the pupils with eye drops and the total appointment time can be 1-2 hours.

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Our Ophthalmologists

The MCEC is led by leading childrens ophthalmologists Associate Professor James Elder, Dr Jon Ruddle, Dr Anu Mathew and Dr Shivanand Sheth. They are assisted by a team of very capable support staff.

For Patients

An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye.
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Contact Us

Contact

Telephone: (03) 9345 6266
Facsimile: (03) 9345 6267
reception@childrenseyeclinic.com.au

Address

Level 4, 48 Flemington Rd
Parkville, Victoria, 3052

Parking

Paid parking is available beneath our building but please note, carpark entry 4 (off Flemington Road) is currently closed (as of 26/04/2021). To park underneath our building, please enter via the main RCH carpark entrance and follow overhead signs to 48 Flemington Road/Larwill Studio Hotel. There is also limited parking available on Flemington Road and surrounding streets (please observe parking restrictions).