Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the questions that we hear most often. If you have a question that we did not cover, please do not hesitate to contact us.

How often should I have an eye exam?2020-03-22T01:05:21+00:00
  • Infants and toddlers should have their first eye exam between 6 and 9 months of age.

  • Children should undergo at least one eye examination between the ages of 2 and 5, and then yearly once they enter school.

  • Adults between the ages of 19 and 64 should have an eye exam every 1-2 years.

  • Seniors (adults aged 65 years or older) should undergo an eye examination annually.

*** If you have any visual symptoms or problems, wear contact lenses, have a family history of eye diseases or have a medical condition such as diabetes you may require more frequent examinations. Please contact our office today if you have any questions.

Is my eye exam covered by OHIP?2020-03-22T01:05:43+00:00

Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) covers annual eye exams for:

  • Children aged 0 to 19 years: one full routine eye examination annually.

  • Adults aged 20 to 64 years: one full routine eye examination annually ONLY for people with certain medical conditions.

  • Seniors aged 65 and above one full routine eye examination annually.

Ontario works/ODSP patients, as well as Indian Affairs patients are also covered.

Please call our office today to find out if you qualify for OHIP coverage.

What is done at an eye exam?2020-03-22T01:07:41+00:00

Our Optometrist performs a thorough eye examination for each patient. The doctor will test your vision, assess how your eyes work together, determine your eyeglass prescription and assess the overall health of your eyes.

If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to contact us!

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