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OHIP Coverage

OHIP Coverage for Eye Examinations

Ontario's OHIP coverage for all aspects of healthcare is always an evolving process. If you are in doubt about the details of what is covered and not covered above and beyond the information listed here, please consult your optometrist or visit the OHIP website for further information.

Generally, OHIP provides the following coverage:

Children aged 0 to 19 years

One full eye examination annually

Adults aged 20 to 64 years

One full eye examination annually for people with certain medical conditions. Check with your optometrist for details.

Seniors aged 65 and above

One full eye examination annually

We recommend that it is always a good idea to talk to an optometrist about your coverage; your optometrist will be able to evaluate and comment on your specific needs and coverage levels in detail.