Telehealth

Tele-Ophthalmology Services

Dr Kam offers access to specialist ophthalmology care from home for patients who he sees regularly and has seen before.

  • Make a telehealth appointment with us by calling 03 8586 1288
  • Dr Kam will then call you at the time of your appointment via telephone, Facetime or Whatsapp that’s it.

Availability.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 1pm-5pm

 

Conditions we can treat via Telehealth.

  • Blepharitis
  • Chalazion
  • Mild/moderate dry eye
  • Watery eye
  • Cataract review/discussion of surgical options
  • Pterygium
  • Chronic glaucoma (co-managed with an optometrist)
  • Non‐neovascular (dry) AMD (co-managed with an optometrist)
  • Low‐risk diabetic retinopathy screening (co-managed with an optometrist)
  • Mild recurrent anterior uveitis (co-managed with an optometrist)

We are following the  Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists guidelines for what is appropriate for Telehealth care. For referrers, they are available for download here: RANZCO_COVID_19_Triage_Guidelines

 

Payment:

As long as you are able to show Dr Kam your medicare card during the consultation and have a valid referral, we will bill Medicare for your Telehealth consultation remotely. If you do not have a referral, there will be a fee for this service.