At Stoney Creek Optometry we bill directly to your insurance company for the cost of your eye exam, eyeglasses or contact lenses on your behalf. The patient is responsible for paying the remaining balance.
Our patients at Stoney Creek Optometry also have the option to pay in full and submit their forms and receipts to his/her insurance company.
Our clinic accepts payment from most major insurance companies:
OHIP will cover children 19 years and under and seniors 65 years and older for a routine eye exam once every 12 months. Follow up assessments may be covered by OHIP in some instances.
Patients ages 20-64 who have the following medical eye conditions; diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal disease, corneal disease, amblyopia, strabismus, visual field defects, recurrent uveitis or optic pathway disease can receive an OHIP insured eye exam once every 12 months. Follow up assessments may be covered by OHIP in some instances.
For more information on OHIP Coverage visit Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care – OHIP Coverage for Eye Care Services
Full eye exams for patients ages 20-64 are not covered by OHIP. These patients are responsible for paying these exam costs or have the cost covered by his/her private insurance company.
Most insurance companies will cover for eye examinations and/or prescription glasses and contact lenses. Please contact your insurance company to see what type of coverage you may have.
STUDENT INSURANCE COVERAGE
Patients who attend the following colleges and universities; University of Waterloo, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, McMaster University, Sheridan College, McGill University, Queen’s University, Wilfrid Laurier University, Mohawk College, University of Western Ontario and University of Toronto have coverage options available through the Student Care program.
Make An Appointment
We proudly serve Stoney Creek and Hamilton East patients with their eye wear needs. Are you looking for a family optometrist? Call us at 905-664-5949 or book an appointment today!