Thank you for clicking through to our website for further information about your eye health care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We would like to reassure all of our patients that we are taking all precautions to protect our patients, staff and the wider community.

McCartin Street Optometrists is OPEN and if you have ANY concerns regarding your eye health, please do not hesitate to contact us via phone 56624476 and we will discuss your concerns and make a plan to assist from there.

It is important that patients with diabetes, glaucoma, cataracts and retinal problems keep up with their routine examinations.

Additionally, if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:
– Red eyes
– Sore eyes
– Sudden change or loss of vision
– Constant blurriness
– Flashing lights
– Floaters
– Eye injuries
– Ocular foreign bodies
– Headaches

PLEASE make sure you contact us ASAP for an appointment.

Should you be experiencing an optical emergency during a time we are not open, please contact your local hospital emergency department or The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital on 99298666

Please read below some FAQ’s you may have regarding your eye health care during this time.

We appreciate your co-operation during these challenging times. It is our pleasure to still be here and of service to the South Gippsland community and beyond.


Will I need to wear a mask?
Yes, as social distancing is not possible you will be required to wear a mask. Our staff are also obligated to wear masks in all environments within the practice.

What will the process be when I come in for an eye test?
You will be asked to sanitise when you enter our store, the appropriate COVID19 screening questions will be asked depending on the state we find ourselves in with Government Restrictions.