OHIP

 

As of November 1st 2004, changes were made to the eye care coverage by the Ontario Government:

Children (aged 0 to 19 years) - Covered for a full eye exam once every 12 months

Adults (aged 20 – 64 years) - No OHIP coverage (some medical exceptions) 

Seniors (aged 65 years and older) - Covered for a full eye exam once every 12 months

Medical Exceptions  

  • People with certain medical conditions like diabetes, glaucoma, retinal disease, amblyopia, visual field defects, cataract, strabismus, corneal disease etc are also covered for a full eye exam every 12 months.

  Please click here for more information (OHIP fact sheet on coverage)

Eye examination fee is charged for patients or services not covered by OHIP.