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Eye Exams

  • Catching problems in their early stages can prevent vision loss. An eye exam can do this by catching things you haven’t yet noticed.
  • Make the most of your exams by knowing how often to get them, and what information to bring with you.
  • Going to the eye doctor? Here’s what to expect, and what to remember.
  • Eye exams often begin by sharing information at the front desk, so be prepared.
  • You may want to ask some of these questions before or during your next eye exam.
  • Learn what common tests and procedures to expect during a routine eye exam.
  • A routine exam won’t provide some of the measurements and testing that are required to determine if your eyes are suitable for contact lens wear, and to generate your contact lens Rx.
  • When should your child have their first eye exam? Plus, learn about special considerations for developing eyes.
  • You may be given these common tests during a routine eye exam. Find out what you can expect.
  • It's important to understand the relationship between your eyes and any medications you may currently be using.

In February 2022, the Ministry of Health issued an extension of expired Health Cards until September 30th, 2022.  The date is nearing and we wish to remind you to check the expiry date of your health card prior to your appointment if it's after October 1st, 2022. ALL RED&WHITE health cards without expiry dates will no longer be valid after September 30th, 2022.

IF YOUR HEALTH CARD IS EXPIRED, YOU WILL NOT HAVE OHIP COVERAGE STARTING OCTOBER 1, 2022 AND YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR YOUR HEALTH SERVICES.