Ontario Health Insurance (OHIP) will allow one full eye examination per year for persons 19 years and younger or 65 years and older.
External Geriatrics Clinic
External Geriatrics Clinic allows University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science interns the opportunity to visit residents in Long Term Care (LTC) facilities for the purpose of offering eye examinations and optical services (including frame selection) to our senior community. The residents in LTC are given the same quality of eye care that is provided at the School of Optometry and Vision Science and gives our optometry interns a valuable learning experience.
For information about our External Geriatrics Clinic, please email or phone: 519-888-4062.
External Paediatrics Clinic
External Paediatrics Clinic gives University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science interns the opportunity to provide screening and/or full ocular assessments to children in various preschool centres and day care centres, as well as many special-needs children or adults living in group home or institutional settings. The type and degree of examination will vary from centre to centre.
For information about our External Geriatrics Clinic, please email or phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 36321.