Ophthalmic Referral Guidelines

Have a patient that needs an ophthalmology referral…not sure what to do… having a mind block?

Click on the slider below to bring up a list of ocular conditions in order of urgency of referral required. 


Please check with you local area as pathways may be different in different parts of the country.

This is ONLY a guide for Optometrists on when or where to refer to, so you may have to use your own clinical judgement for certain cases.


Emergency Referral Guide