Alberta Health Care covers one complete eye exam per year for patients ages 18 and under, and 65 and over. Additional exams and/or treatments may be covered based on medical needs.
Medically Necessary and/or urgent care is also covered by Alberta Health Care. Doctors of optometry have the proper knowledge, tools and equipment necessary to diagnose, treat or refer to a specialist, if needed.
Routine eye exams including contact lens fittings are uninsured services for ages 19-64. You may be eligible for coverage of these services under your personal or employer health care plan. The following is a list of insurance plans we accept. If you are not sure around your specific insurance plan, give us a call!
Direct Billing Insurance Plans
- Blue Cross
- Great West Life