For over 32 years, the Ontario Government has underfunded OHIP-insured eye exams to the point where they don’t even cover half the cost to provide the exam. This has resulted in Ontario being the worst-funded for insured eye exams in the entire country by more than 70%.
Unfortunately, there has been a breakdown in negotiations with the Ministry of Health, so Ontario Optometrists have made the difficult decision to withdraw from delivering OHIP-insured eye exams as of September 1st. Should you have an emergency, please call us; we will ensure you get the care that you need.
Lastly, if you are willing, we would REALLY appreciate your help! You can help by contacting your MPP or visit saveeyecare.ca where you can send a letter directly to your MPP, the Minister of Health and the Premier. Just let them know how much eye care matters to you and that you want this fixed.
Thank you for your understanding!