OHIP / Direct Billing
OHIP Coverage for Children Ages 0-19 years:
One full eye examination every year plus minor exams for emergencies such as conjuctivitis.
Adults ages 20-64:
Patients with diabetes, cataracts, retinal disease, strabismus (turned eye), amblyopia (lazy eye), glaucoma, corneal disease or visual field loss are covered for annual eye examinations.
OHIP Coverage for Seniors (65 and up):
One full eye examination every year plus minor exams for emergencies such as keratitis.
Private Insurance: Many private insurance plans cover eye exam fees, spectacle and contact lens costs. Please check with your insurance provider prior to your visit for the eligibility and terms of coverage for self and dependents, or call us and we can attempt to help you.
Direct Billing: We are now able to directly bill the following insurance providers for eye exam services and eye care products: O.D.S.P., Refugee Program, Ontario Works, Green Shield, Blue Cross, Manulife, Maximum Benefit, Standard Life, Sun Life, Group Source, Group Health, Chambers of Commerce Group, ClaimSecure, Cowan, Desjardins, Great West Life, Industrial Alliance, Maximum Benefit, Johnston Group and Johnson Inc.