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Effective 28th July 2020
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Eye Examinations During These Uncertain Times

Capital Eye, is your locally owned and operated independent family optometry practice, located in Barton; serving Canberra and the surrounding regions.

Our optometry practice is designed with your privacy and comfort in mind. Our personalised approach to our patients and opening strictly by-appointment ensure you have our fullest attention.

When you arrive for your appointment with Capital Eye, you’ll notice that you’ll be the only client in our optometry practice. This complies and exceeds the social distancing requirements advice from the Australian Government. This ensures your safety and provides you with a level of certainty and comfort for seeing our vulnerable patients. Our appointments are spaced out adequately to ensure we follow our strict hygiene and sanitation requirements after each patient.

During your appointment, your optometrist will conduct a series of tests to evaluate your vision and eye health. Some of these tests are similar to what you’ve been experiencing in other optometry practices. Vision assessments are conducted with our state-of-the-art digital technology which leaves little doubt regarding the accuracy of your new spectacle prescription. Similarly, your eye health is assessed by using OCT 3D retinal scans, which can often detect eye diseases years before they occur.

Following our philosophy of supporting local and Australian-owned businesses, your prescription lenses are made from our premium local laboratory in Melbourne. Their German-patented lens technology ensures your new multifocal lenses will provide outstanding edge-to-edge clarity at all distances. Our frames are sourced from our premium European suppliers, designed to last and reused with multiple updates with your spectacle prescription.

Our optical dispensers are fully qualified from the Australasian College of Optical Dispensing. Optical dispensing is not a regulated profession in Australia, unlike other countries such as the UK and New Zealand. A formal qualification is not necessary for an optical dispenser to make your pair of glasses. Despite this, at Capital Eye, we believe that having a qualified dispenser and having a professional that understands your vision is essential. As a result, our patients have full confidence and inspired by the work we do here at Capital Eye.

If you value the importance of your eye health and the assurance that you see at your best with your new glasses, consider visiting our professional and modern practice.

About us

Your local optometrist

Experience a new concept in eye care and see better with an independent practice that gives you the attention and the care you deserve. See the world at its best with an advanced eye exam and safeguard your most valued sense with technology that detects diseases years before any loss of vision. Experience personalised service where the focus is you.

Your eyes are a set of complex organs, but your eye examinations don’t have to be. At Capital Eye, we personally create the best single customised solution for you. We do not confuse or distract you by choosing from a range of pre-selected options which may or may not suit your individual needs.

Being an independent practice, we have no commercial ties to any supply chains for our products and services. We update, change and innovate with our decisions solely based on improving our patient’s experience.

NEW Dry Eye Treatment

Eye-Light IPL

As a part of our commitment to your eye health in our community in Canberra, we’ve done some major upgrade to our equipment, giving you access to our latest diagnostic and treatment technologies for dry eyes.

Around 85% of dry eyes are caused by Meibomian Glands Dysfunction. These glands produce the oily layer of the tear film to improve its quality and stability. Our new equipment; K5 Keratograph, for the first time, enables us to assess the function of your Meibomian glands along with its tear film quality.

We’ve also introduced Eye-Light IPL treatment for rejuvenating and improving the functions of these Meibomian Glands. This technology is currently the ONLY IPL dry eye treatment approved for BOTH upper and lower eyelids, improving the chance of success compared to earlier IPL treatments.

Every case of dry eyes is different. With our new diagnostic technology, this allows us to provide​ you with a​ treatment plan with the greatest success.

Why choose us

100% Local & Australian Owned

Invest in the future of your community and the local economy by supporting
an independent small business.

Personalised Service

Experience warm service that is uniquely tailored to you and values your comfort, privacy and care.

Expert Care

Have your vision needs solved by licensed professionals with the expertise to recommend what is best for you.

High-Tech Lenses

See better with precision optical lenses that are tailor made for you with an award winning device that captures your frame and facial measurements.

Smart Technology

Know that your eyes are receiving the best care possible with the latest equipment and innovative technology.

No Compromise on Vision

Know that your eyes and sight have not been discounted with inferior frames and lenses.

Our Focus Is You

Our practice is designed for your comfort and well-being so your journey is smooth and stress-free.

Our German Designed and Engineered Lens with European made Frames build to Stand the Test of Time

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