Adults aged 20-64 years should undergo a comprehensive eye examination every 1-2 years as recommended by the Canadian Association of Optometrists. For adult patients that are contact lens wearers or have had laser vision correction, annual eye examinations are strongly recommended. Patients that are being treated for diabetes, hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis and other collagen vascular disorders are also advised to have annual eye examinations. OHIP does not cover routine eye examinations for adults between 20-64. Certain medical conditions such as diabetes may allow an OHIP covered eye examination annually. More frequent examinations may be required as per your doctor’s recommendations depending on your individual needs and concerns.
As recommended by the Canadian Association of Optometrists, infants and toddlers should have their first examination at 6-9 months of age, again at 2-3 years old, and annually thereafter. OHIP covers annual eye examinations for children until they turn 20 years old. Our optometrists can perform eye examinations even if your child does not know their ABC’s well by using shapes, pictures and other child-friendly ways to evaluate vision and health.
1 in 4 students have an undetected vision problem which can impact their learning potential and cause reading difficulties. These vision problems can cause the same signs and symptoms that are commonly associated with ADHD, dyslexia and speech delays. Our doctors strongly believe that it’s never too early to have your child’s eyes checked!
Seniors aged 65 and over should undergo annual comprehensive eye examinations as recommended by the Canadian Association of Optometrists. Since many eye diseases and conditions such as cataracts and macular degeneration are more prevalent with age, yearly exams allow for early detection, and for frequent monitoring for changes. Our skilled optometrists have the experience and equipment necessary to diagnose and treat common eye conditions and diseases.
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
Ontario Works (OW)
Indian Affairs (IA)
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