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Affordable eye injection service at Vision Eye Institute Boronia

14/10/2019

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Eye injections (also called intravitreal injections) are used to treat a number of potentially blinding eye conditions, including wet macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and vein blockages. A regular, ongoing course of injections is usually required to preserve vision – so it is important for patients to continue their treatment as directed by their ophthalmologist.

Around 1 in 4 patients receiving eye injections stop their treatment after six months, increasing their risk of blindness.* This is often due to cost and inconvenience. In response to these issues, Vision Eye Institute Boronia has established an affordable eye injection service.

How the clinic works

  • We accept patients who already receive eye injections to treat a medical condition.
  • Patient care is provided by retinal specialist Dr Devinder Chauhan and his highly trained clinical team.
  • Our recently expanded clinic is located on the ground floor within the Melbourne Eastern Healthcare facility (free parking, onsite café, easy access to Eastlink).
  • Appointments (including the consultation, scan and injection) take around 30 to 40 minutes in total, with minimal waiting time.
  • There are no out-of-pocket fees for consultations and scans.

Dr Chauhan was recently interviewed by Vision Australia Radio, where he explained why the eye injection service was established. To listen, visit Vision Australia Radio.

Transferring into the clinic is easy

Simply contact our clinic and our friendly staff will walk you through the process. You will need a referral from a GP, optometrist or ophthalmologist.

Call us on 1800 MACULA or (03) 9890 4333 today.

 

Dr Devinder Chauhan is a retinal specialist and vitreoretinal surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He treats all retinal conditions and has expertise in medical, laser and surgical treatment options.

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*Data on file (Novartis). All medical and surgical procedures have potential benefits and risks. Check with your ophthalmologist before proceeding.

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IMPORTANT: If you are concerned about your eyes and require an urgent consultation, DO NOT use this form. Please call one of our clinics during office hours or contact your nearest emergency department.

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