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The cost of routine eye exams and prescription eyewear can be of real concern, especially for large families. In many cases, vision insurance can lower these annual expenses.

Please contact us to discuss your insurance options and to learn what your policy covers.

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WE DO DIRECT INSURANCE BILLING!

Another advantage to getting your comprehensive eye exam, glasses and contact lenses at Beach Eye Care is that we bill your insurance directly. We also bill directly to private insurance companies. No more hassles and no more headaches!

 

OHIP Coverage

As of November 1, 2004, changes were made to the eye care coverage by the Ontario government:

Children (aged 0 to 19 years)

  • covered for a full eye exam once every 12 months

 

Adults (aged 20 - 64 years)

  • No OHIP coverage (some medical exceptions coverage on doctor's referral)

 

Seniors (aged 65 years and older)

  • covered for a full eye exam once every 12 months

 

Medical Exceptions

  • People with certain medical conditions like diabetes, glaucoma, retinal disease, amblyopia, visual field defects, cataract, strabismus, corneal disease etc are also covered for a full eye exam every 12 months.