What Do I Do If I Need Glasses?

If you are having problems seeing or reading, you might need get your eyes checked. To take an eye exam, visit an optometrist (eye doctor). Find an Optometrist near you on the Ontario Association of Optometrists website.

How Do I Pay for an Eye Doctor and Glasses?

Younger than 20 years old?

These services are covered by OHIP. They will pay for one eye exam per year. OHIP also covers new frames and lenses, every 3 years. They also pay for repairs and replacements for your glasses and lenses.

Older than 20 years old?

This service is not covered by OHIP. If you are getting Ontario Works then you may be able to get glasses and eye exams every 2 years through the program.

Teaser: 

<p>If you are having problems seeing or reading, you might need get your eyes checked. To take an eye exam, <strong>visit an optometrist (eye doctor)</strong>. <a href="http://www.optom.on.ca/find_an_optometrist"><strong>Find an Optometrist</strong></a> near you on the Ontario Association of Optometrists website.</p>