An Orthoptist is a HSCP who specialise in the assessment, diagnosis and management of disorders of the eyes, vision and eye movements. The role primarily includes providing eye care for:
Orthoptists are involved in many areas of care including paediatrics, neonatology, community services, rehabilitation, geriatrics, neurology, endocrinology and ophthalmic technology. The profession continues to evolve providing extended roles In clinics such as low visual aid clinics, ocular toxicity clinics, pituitary clinics and electrophysiology clinics.
Orthoptists diagnose and manage a large cohort of adult patients with strabismus, double vision, acquired visual field loss, and many more.LEARN MORE
From new-born babies to teenagers Orthoptists assess, diagnose and manage visual disorders in the paediatric populationLEARN MORE