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Behavioural

Optometry

What Is Behavioural Optometry? Behavioural Optometry is an extention of the practice of traditional optometry, which has it's cornerstone in optical correction and detection of eye disease. This expansion delves further into the science of visual information processing and involves a holistic approach to the identification and managament of visual disorders. This requires additional education in neurological development, vestibular and proprioception processes and how they interact with vision. Behavioural optometry includes visual therapy and collaboration with other allied health services such as occupational, physio and speech therapy and psychology.

visual development, processing and tracking:

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 

 

 


IS BEHAVIOURAL OPTOMETRY COVERED BY MEDICARE OR PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE?
Most initial consultation fees fall under the scope of Medicare. More specific services and Vision Therapy may or may not.  It is essential to discuss this with your Behavioural Optometrist prior to commencing any program.

 

derived from the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists, with thanks.

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