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Optometry Outpatient Clinic

Contact information

​Street address

Tyks Main Hospital
Building 8, 1st floor
Kiinamyllynkatu 4–8, Turku

Office hours

Mon to Fri
8 am to 3:30 pm

Telephone

02 313 1521
outpatient clinic
Appointments Mon to Fri 8 am to 1 pm

02 313 2514
vision rehabilitation
Returning assistive devices Mondays 8 am to 3 pm

Fax

02 313 3523

Postal address

PO Box 52, 20521 Turku

Optometry Outpatient Clinic

Patient in Optometry outpatient clinic.

We treat strabismus and vision rehabilitation patients of all ages.

Examinations performed on strabismus patients include vision test, prism fitting, eye glass prescriptions, examinations and guidance relating to strabismus operations.

Services for rehabilitation patients include work competence assessment, rehabilitation plan compiling, fitting and teaching the use of assistive devices, mobility instructing, home visits, adaptation training and organising rehabilitation courses.

You need a doctor's referral to be admitted. We treat patients requested by other hospital districts and perform rehabilitation counselling without referrals.

A clinic fee is collected from your visit. Rehabilitation services are free of charge.

Make sure you have plenty of time for your visit. It is a good idea to bring something to eat for children. Eye drops that might blur your near vision are usually used in our examinations for dilating the pupils. In these cases, driving a car is prohibited. You should bring sun glasses along.

Our assistive device and rehabilitation services are part of medical rehabilitation and intended for our clients with visual impairments and their next of kin.

Members of the rehabilitation team

  • physician
  • vision instructor
  • rehabilitation counsellor
  • mobility instructor
  • social worker
  • optician

Facilities

Our facilities are accessible for the disabled. The waiting lobby of our ward includes a play area, a TV and a microwave oven. The nearest canteen is in the U-hospital.

People in charge:

Specialist physician Mervi Lund

Head nurse Anne Selin, tel. 02 313 2510

We are part of the Tyks Operational Division of Surgery and Cancer Diseases.

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