Comprehensive Eye Exam

When should I test my eyes?

  • Adults (18-65 years) – At least once every 3 years. 
  • Adults (65+ years) – Once every 12 months. 
    This is because most eye diseases can creep up on you slowly, and may not even exhibit any obvious symptoms.  
  • Children (18 years and under) – Once every 12 months. 
    On the other end of the spectrum, children’s eyes can rapidly change while they are in their growing years. This is why their vision should be tested annually to make sure nothing is holding them back from reaching their potential!

Grace & Vision Optometrist in Brisbane’s southside is not just about prescribing glasses. We’re about comprehensive eye health and peace of mind. Our philosophy is to proactively prevent and treat ocular conditions before problems arise.

Our comprehensive eye examinations involve:

  1. Obtaining patient history including any eye or vision complaints, general health and family history of any eye conditions.
  2. Assess your need for an optical aid such as glasses or contact lenses, taking into account of your lifestyle and work.
  3. Vision check and measurement of any eye prescription, and providing the prescription that gives the best balance between clarity and comfort.
  4. Investigation into the cause of any visual discomfort, including:
    • Headaches
    • Sore/red eyes
    • Dry/gritty eyes
    • Watery eyes
    • Rapidly increasing prescription
    • Intermittent blurry vision.
  5. External and internal eye examination to detect progressive eye diseases.
  6. Using our state of the art technology to provide eye disease detection such as:
    • Glaucoma
    • Pterygium
    • Blepharitis and dry eye
    • Cataracts
    • Macular degeneration
    • Diabetic retinopathy
  7. Eye condition detection such as:
    • Myopia (short-sightedness)
    • Hyperopia (long-sightedness)
    • Presbyopia
    • Astigmatism
    • Amblyopia (lazy eye)
    • Strabismus (turned eye)
    • Eye focusing problems (accommodative dysfunction)
    • Convergence excess or insufficiency (eye muscle coordination problems)
    • Colour vision defects
  8. Discuss findings of the examination and give the most suitable recommendation for your eye condition. We will endeavour to give you the best advice on prevention, protection and maintenance to keep your eyes healthy!
  9. A second consultation may be needed for further investigation of your eye condition or to discuss more detailed treatment plan options. E.g. dry eye syndrome, myopia control, learning difficulties, disease management

Did you know?

Vision problems can exist despite having healthy eyes and seeing clearly, as difficulties can occur in eye muscle control and coordination. Behavioural Optometry considers your vision in relation to your visual demands, such as reading, computers, and learning to read and write, to ensure your vision is working easily and comfortably. This is why our care involves more than just measuring your sight on a distance chart.

We look forward to providing you the care and attention that your eyes deserve!

Our Optometrists

Lucy Hsieh, Optometrist

BAppSci (Optom QUT), Ocular Therapeutics, Behavioural Optom (UNSW), Orthokeratology.

We are passionate about helping our patients manage and treat their vision problems with the utmost professionalism and care. 


Tina Hung, Optometrist

BVisSc/MOptom (QUT) with distictions, Ocular Therapeutics, Member of AOA, Executive member of QOSS

Grace & Vision Optometry accepts all major health funds

Use your optical health fund benefits on a new pair of prescription glasses or sunglasses. 

Doctors Health Fund
CBHS Health Optometrists
Credit Union Australia
Defence Health Fund
Apia Optometrists
Australian Unity
Uni Health Optometrists
Teachers Health Optometrists
Teachers Union Health Fund
Optometrist Frank Health Insurance

... and many more. Feel free to contact us if you don't see your health fund.