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Oculoplastics Clinic

Oculoplastics Clinic

We care for and treat a wide range of eyelid, eye socket and tear duct diseases.

Our services

We manage the following conditions:

  • Eyelid malposition, such as entropion, ectropion, ptosis (droopy eyelid), dermatochalasis and brow ptosis
  • Periocular skin cancer
  • Eyelid reconstruction
  • Blocked tear ducts
  • Eyelid trauma and orbital trauma surgery
  • Orbital disease and tumours
  • Thyroid eye disease


For patients

You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health care provider to access this service. You will also need a referral from your optometrist.

For health professionals

Find out how to refer your patient.

What to bring

Every time you come

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Private health insurance card (if applicable/if you want to use it)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Previous x-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results or reports
  • Medicines you need to take while you are here
  • List of medicines you are currently taking (or the boxes), including medicines you have bought without a prescription, such as herbal supplements and vitamins
  • Glasses, hearing aid, walking frame

For your clinic appointment

  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • TAC or Workcover claim number (if relevant)

For your day procedure

  • Responsible adult carer to stay with you to hear instructions, help you and take you home
  • Comfortable day clothes, such as a tracksuit

Contact us

Oculoplastics Clinic

Head of Unit
Dr Joan Cosgrove

For clinic appointments and enquiries

Contact Specialist Clinics

For enquiries about your surgery or to let us know about any changes

Contact your surgical liaison nurse or the Elective Surgery Booking Team:

Phone: 03 9496 3750

Email: electivesurg@austin.org.au

Open hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm 

Postal address

Oculoplastics Clinic
Austin Health
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg Victoria 3084