Targeted Eye Care From Experienced Optometrists and Opticians
As independent optometrist practise, eye care is our utmost priority. David Shanahan, an experienced optician, has a combined experience of over two decades and strives to give patients the highest quality optometry care possible. We utilise the latest technology including retinal photography, corneal topography, threshold visual fields analysis and Digital microscope photography. Continued commitment to investment in the latest cutting edge optometrist technologies allows us to detect and treat conditions such as Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma and Diabetes.
Additionally, David specialises in the fitting and supply of the complete spectrum of contact lenses. From regular Soft Contact Lenses to the specially developed Rigid Gas Permeable Lenses for Orthokeratology and Keratoconus. Orthokeratology is the use of contact lenses worn at night to temporally eliminate myopia (shortsightedness) the following day.
You can find a short overview of our optometry and eye care services below.
Comprehensive Eye Test
Our experienced opticians spend between 30 and 45 minutes with each eye test, ensuring patients receive detailed and precise results. A comprehensive eye test may include Visual Acuity Testing, Visual Fields Testing, Dry Eye Testing & Astigmatism Testing. OCT Scanning is also provided enabling our optometrists to diagnose eye conditions such as Macular Degeneration & Diabetic Eye Disease.
Our optometrists can diagnose myopia through his comprehensive eye test and provide treatment options such as prescription glasses or Orthokeratology (Ortho-K) contact lenses.
Colour Vision Testing
Our optometrists provide commercial colour vision testing allowing him to determine the exact nation of your condition. We can advise you on how your colour vision complies with various industry groups.
Dry Eye Treatment
Our optometrists can provide dry eye treatments such as Intense Pulse Light (IPL) therapy or BlephEx treatments.
David and our other opticians can reduce the symptoms of visual stress using coloured overlays. He is supported by technology such as the intuitive colourimeter allowing him to select the ideal colour for each individual patient.
Aviation Eye Test
David Shanahan is certified by The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as an ophthalmic examiner for pilots. He is an optometrist that can provide aviation eye testing for Class I and additional levels. We can also report the results directly to CASA.
David Shanahan is also an optometrist that is certified to use Orthokeratology (Ortho K) contact lenses to treat myopia. Specialised contact lenses are worn overnight and provide clear vision throughout the day, without the need for glasses or regular contact lenses.
Suitable for both children and adults, Our optometrists can improve the coordination and efficient functioning and processing of the visual system with a Vision Therapy program.
Digital Eye Strain
Our optometrists recommend spending more time outdoors to reduce the symptoms of Digital Eye Strain. However, this is not the most practical option. David Shanahan’s Optometrists recommends ZEISS Digital Lenses for patients suffering from Digital Eye Strain.
A Behavioural or Developmental Optometrist such as David provides visual solutions aimed to prevent or reduce the symptoms from vision and eye problems.
It is not an optical problem, rather a problem with the brain’s ability to process visual information and can be treated with Coloured Overlays.