Is your child starting Junior Kindergarten in Ontario? If so, he or she is eligible for a comprehensive eye exams by one of our optometrists, completely covered by provincial health insurance (or OHIP). If you child needs glasses, he or she will receive a complimentary pair of glasses (estimated value, $250)
Just show your child's health card. There are no out of pocket expenses.
Every year, thousands of children start school without having a comprehensive eye exam by an eye doctor. Eye See . . . Eye Learn was designed to help raise awareness of the importance of children's eye exams.
Studies have shown that 80% of learning comes through vision. If your child is having trouble seeing the board, focusing on pictures or words in a book, then he or her learning will suffer, and will not be learning to their full potential.