6/132 O'Connell St

North Adelaide
South Australia
5008

0467 303 640

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Upcoming Education Events for Health Professionals
A core mission of Adelaide Orthoptics is to connect with other health professionals in South Australia. This includes our clinical team offering regular education events run from our practice location in North Adelaide – these sessions are 2 – 2.5 hours long, and have a maximum group size of 10 participants.

These sessions have been designed to provide both clinical information, practical teaching and an opportunity to meet the orthoptists, see the clinic space and ask any questions of the team.

Below are our upcoming events. Please register your place through Eventbrite.
Jan 07
Children’s Vision Assessment – Tips and Tricks
Adelaide Orthoptics - 6/132 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, SA 5006
Feb 17
Eye Movements for Optometrists – Tips and Tricks
Adelaide Orthoptics - 6/132 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, SA 5006
Mar 19
Fresnel Prisms – Assessment and Fitting
Adelaide Orthoptics - 6/132 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, SA 5006

Children’s Vision Assessment – Tips and Tricks

A small group education session designed for optometrists and GP’s to learn about testing children’s vision including test-types.

Come and meet the orthoptists of Adelaide Orthoptics, see our location and clinic space and learn about about the intricacies of testing children’s vision, the best test types on the market including the evidence behind test choice, have a look at the tests we use in practice and how we recommend assessment of both verbal and non-verbal children.

Eye Movements for Optometrists – Tips and Tricks

Eye Movements for Optometrists – Tips and Tricks is a small group session working on practical assessment and theory around ocular motility

A small group teaching session focused on skills and assessment techniques around eye movements on patients in clinical practice.

Run by the team at Adelaide Orthoptics, you will meet the orthoptists and then learn about their area of expertise… eye movements. They will demonstrate how you can improve your eye movement testing, show you basic pieces of equipment that can help you along in clinic, plus time for a Q&A at the end.

You are welcome to bring details of cases to discuss should you wish.

Fresnel Prisms – Assessment and Fitting

A session, tailored for optometrists, to talk about how to assess for and fit fresnel prisms

Come and learn about Fresnel Prisms:

  • Mini history lesson
  • How Fresnel Prisms work
  • Suggested conditions for effectively using them
  • Learn how to assess for prism fittings, including some tips and tricks from our orthoptic team to help you get to the correct strength quickly
  • Patient advise about how to clean and maintain prisms
  • Practical session; learning how to fit, cut and stick prisms effectively.
  • Q&A session with our team at the end