Children’s Vision


What is Children’s Vision & Behavioural Optometry?

Children’s Vision and Behavioural Optometry is a philosophy of vision care that looks beyond the health and clarity of sight. It is an expanded area of optometry that looks at the functioning of the eyes and the brain together, rather than individually.

What are Behavioural Optometrists?

Behavioural optometrists have a special expertise in children’s vision, patients with learning-related vision problems, traumatic brain injury, binocular vision dysfunction, as well as training in enhancing visual skills for different sports.

Our Children’s Vision experts

Nick Hansen, childrens-visionis a Past President of The Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists (ACBO) which is the prime educator for Australian, New Zealand and Asian optometrists in Behavioural optometry. Nick’s main expertise is with children with strabismus (eye turn) and amblyopia (lazy eye). In this area, he has published numerous papers and spoken at various Optometric and Educational Courses both nationally and internationally.




childrens-visionSean Hansen is a Past Chairman of the ACBO Examination Board. Sean works in the field of patients with learning-related vision difficulties, binocular vision dysfunction and sports vision.

Both Nick and Sean have been awarded their Fellowship to the Collage.





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