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OHIP Coverage for Eye Examinations
Ontario's OHIP coverage for all aspects of healthcare is always an evolving process.

The Government of Ontario offers documentation on OHIP coverage for eye care via the following document that you can download here:

OHIP Coverage Q&A

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. 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 optometrist about your coverage; your optometrist will be able to evaluate and comment on your specific needs and coverage levels in detail.