In this section
See resources for
referral form, parent information and more.
For children presenting with a red or pink eye, please do the
See the clinical practice guidelines for The Acute Red
Acute Eye Injuries in Children or Penetrating
Eye Injury for more information.
All the following presentations require an immediate referral to ED:
Please fax your referral to 03 9345 5034 (number also on referral form), note URGENT REFERRAL and
contact the on-call ophthalmology registrar or fellow.
RCH Switchboardtelephone (03) 9345 5522
For clinical advice ask for:
Admission enquiries ask for:
Paediatric Handbook (2009). Eye Conditions, Chapter 23
(pp357-368). James Elder and Peter Barnett. 8th Ed, Blackwell
Publishing by the Staff of the Royal Children's Hospital,
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Guideline developed by the RCH
Department of Ophthalmology in consultation with a GP Review
Group. Many thanks to the GPs involved in the
review. First published Dec 2007. Reviewed
August 2009 and updated August 2011. Please
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