Eye-health services and what is covered by OHIP.
Children and youth 19 years or younger are eligible for 1 major eye exam every 12 months and any minor assessments needed.
If you are 20 to 64 years old, and you have an eligible medical condition affecting your eyes OHIP will cover 1 major eye exam once every 12 months and 2 additional follow-up minor assessments.
If you are 65 years and older and you do not have an eligible medical condition affecting your eyes, OHIP covers 1 major eye exam once every 18 months and 2 additional follow-up minor assessments.
For more information, click here.
You may be eligible for additional eye care if you are on the Ontario Disability Support Program. To learn more about vision care benefits of ODSP, click here.
If you do not have vision care coverage under OHIP, Ontario Works will cover the cost for routine eye exams once every 24 months. Ontario Works may help cover the cost of eyeglasses and eyeglass repair. To find out more, click here.