6/132 O'Connell St

North Adelaide
South Australia
5008

0467 303 640

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Variable Working Hours

Weekend and evening appointments available

08 8121 7647

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team
Meet Our Team
All orthoptists working for Adelaide Orthoptics have to be registered with the Australia Orthoptic Board, as well as be members of Orthoptics Australia Our team are all experienced in assessment and conservative management of children and adults with strabismus (crossed/turned eyes), amblyopia (“lazy vision”), eye movement issues, double vision, binocular vision issues (“eye strain”) and patients with additional needs who find standard eye assessment complex.
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Natalie Ainscough

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Orthoptics)
Masters of Medical Science (Vision Science and Strabismus)

areas of interest

Children’s eye issues – all ages and abilities
Eye movement issues – all ages Double vision assessment and management
Goldmann Visual Fields – from age 8 upwards
Peli Prisms for Hemianopia

biography

Natalie has been working for Adelaide Orthoptics since our opening in 2017. She is a British-trained orthoptist, qualifying from the University of Liverpool in 2008.

Natalie enjoys working with patients of all ages and abilities, and spends the majority of her clinical time working with children’s eye issues and adults who have double vision.

She also is trained in the use of the Goldmann visual field and vision training for ‘hemianopia’ (half of visual field missing) post-stroke known as Peli Prisms.

Registrations

Australian Orthoptic Board
Orthoptics Australia

clinic details

Alternate Mondays including evening appointments, One Saturday per month
Mount Gambier – 4 times per year
Kingswood Eye Centre
Salisbury Eye Clinic

Carrie Griffiths

Qualifications

Masters of Science (Health Studies)
Bachelor of Medical Science (Orthoptics) Hons.

areas of interest

Adult double vision, eye movement and squint
Eye strain
Paediatric squint, eye movement and lazy eye
Goldmann visual fields

biography

Carrie has been working for Adelaide Orthoptics since our opening in 2017. Carrie completed a Medical Science degree in Orthoptics at Sheffield University and this was followed by a Masters of Health Studies from the University of Liverpool. She is a highly experienced orthoptist having worked extensively in the UK before relocating to South Australia. She has a great deal of experience working in many aspects of orthoptics and enjoys both adult and paediatric work.

Registrations

Australian Orthoptic Board
Orthoptics Australia

clinic details

Alternate Thursday afternoons
Northern Eye Specialists
Vision SA

Gulsah Bakar

Qualifications

Bachelor of Health Sciences
Master of Orthoptics

areas of interest

Adult Strabismus
Neuro-ophthalmology
Paediatrics

biography

Gulsah qualified as an Orthoptist in 2013 from Latrobe University in Melbourne. She relocated to Queensland shortly after graduating, gaining experience in general ophthalmology. In 2015, she moved to Adelaide to pursue her passion in both paediatric and adult strabismus. Her key areas of interest are adult patients suffering from double vision and eye strain issues, as well as all childhood eye conditions including crossed eyes and lazy vision.

Registrations

Australian Orthoptic Board
Orthoptics Australia

clinic details

One Saturday per month