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Patient Information Sheets

The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) has detailed patient information sheets on a comprehensive list of paediatric eye conditions. Click on this link and look for the relevant term or condition by alphabetical order.

Useful Links

Some additional useful links If you/your child has a vision impairment.

www.ridbc.org.au – Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children
www.visionaustralia.org.au – Vision Australia (previously known as the Royal Blind Society) offers assistance to children and adults with vision impairment.

Online Patch Suppliers (for amblyopia management)

www.eyepatch.com.au – stick on (skin) patches
www.kidseyegear.com.au - stick on and cloth patches for glasses
www.patchpizazz.com - cloth patches
www.patchmate.com.au – cloth patches
www.patchmykid.com.au – cloth patches
www.brightstarseyepatches.com.au - cloth patches

Useful Website/App for Patching Support 

www.patchingpirate.com - a great app developed by a local Brisbane orthoptist