Operated by a team of experienced optometrists, Teachers Health Centres are equipped with the latest technology which can test for a range of conditions including glaucoma, macular degeneration and cataracts.

High quality optical services include:

  • comprehensive eye examination (bulk billed to Medicare*)
  • contact lens consultation
  • auto refraction
  • digital retinal¬†imaging
  • visual field tests
  • optical coherence tomography (OCT)

We understand that individual optical needs vary and our friendly, qualified team of optical dispensers can provide you with tailored advice on which optical products and services best suit your individual lifestyle needs, including:

  • designer frames and sunglasses
  • multifocals
  • computer lenses (occupational lenses)
  • prescription safety eyewear
  • contact lenses
  • prescription sunglasses
  • prescription goggles for swimming, skiing and scuba diving
  • lens treatments (polarised lenses, mirror coatings, UV protection)
  • repairs and adjustments to frames

We recommend that you schedule regular eye examinations every two years to assess your vision and test the health of your eyes.

Member Claims and Discounts

You can claim benefits on the spot using HICAPS and Teachers Health Fund members are eligible to great discounts, including:

  • No Gap# frame and lens packages
  • 50% off~ optical frames
  • 25% off^ sunglasses and contact lenses
  • FREE** retinal photo and OCT scans


*Tests are bulk billed where Medicare provides a benefit (this generally does not cover contact lens consultations)

#No Gap services subject to your level of Extras cover and available benefits

~Up to a maximum discount of $250, frames must be purchased in conjunction with prescription lenses

^Up to a maximum discount of $250

**Only redeemable at Teachers Health Centre in conjunction with an eye examination

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