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Although OHIP provides good coverage in most cases, there are aspects of eye and vision care that are not covered under OHIP.

Optometric Services NOT Covered by OHIP include:

  • Additional eye examinations or second opinions within the periods listed above 
  • Eye examinations that are required by potential employers or other third parties (e.g.Ministry of Transportation and associated reporting forms)
  • Contact Lens Progress Checks
  • Laser Refractive Surgery management (pre and post-operative) visits 
  • Recommended Treatments such as eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision aids, eye co-ordination exercises, eye medications