Description

The Victorian Eyecare Service (VES) provides low-cost eye care to people who hold a Pensioner Concession Card or who have held a Health Care Card for six months or more, and to their dependants under 18 years of age. The VES is available across Victoria through a large network of participating optometrists and ophthalmologists.

Services provided

  • Eye care services
  • Low-cost visual aids

Eligibility

Available to permanent residents of Victoria who hold a Pensioner Concession Card or have held a Health Care Card for at least six months.

How to access

Call 1300 303 125.

Visit Australian College of Optometry - Eye Care Services.

The National Relay Service (NRS) is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:
  • TTY users, call 133 677, then ask for 1300 303 125
  • Speak and Listen users, call 1300 555 727 then ask for 1300 303 125
  • Internet relay users, connect to the National Relay Service, then ask for 1300 303 125.
Interpreter services are available in metropolitan areas, if required, for people who speak other languages. Contact your clinic in advance if you would like to arrange this. You will be put on a waiting list, then contacted when an appointment is available.

Costs

Concession card holders can access the VES at a reduced cost. Contact the clinic before you attend if you would like more information about cost.

Calls are charged at the cost of a local call.