The Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) covers the following services provided by your optometrist. Children ages 0 -19: One full eye examination annually, partial assessments as required. Adults aged 20 - 64 years: One full eye examination annually for people with certain medical conditions. Such conditions include diabetes, limited sight, and glaucoma. We can provide you with a complete list upon request. Adults 65 and over: One full eye examination annually, partial assessments as needed.
What is not covered?
Healthy adults between the ages of 20 and 64 are no longer insured under OHIP for comprehensive eye examinations; however, many third party insurers have health care plans in place which do allow vision care coverage. Please check with your insurer to see what is covered in your plan. As well, the following are not covered services under OHIP:
Call us at our Markham clinic for more information on OHIP, and to book an appointment.