Open During Provincial Lockdown

As regulated health professionals, optometrist will remain open during the COVID-19 lockdown.

We are closed for the holidays Dec 24-28, and Jan 1st. We will reopen after the holidays with our continued hygiene protocols and physical distancing measures in place.

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Optometry Funding Dispute with OHIP

It breaks our hearts to turn people away. We did not take this decision lightly, but it has been decades of neglect. We have tried to take it straight to those in power but successive governments have refused to work with us in good faith. We are still doing our best to triage less urgent concerns to GPs and only sending real potential emergencies to the ER. Help urge the government to acknowledge this issue by entering your name, email, and riding at http:///www.saveeyecare.ca (link) to send a letter to your MPP

OAO FUNDING DISPUTE WITH PROVINCE ESCALATES (Zoomer Radio)

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We Need To Address OHIP Underfunding
Ontario faces crisis as millions of eye exams in jeopardy (CNW Group/Ontario Association of Optometrists)

We Need To Address OHIP Underfunding

“Our operating costs have skyrocketed, but our reimbursements to see patients has not, so we’re in a scenario where optometrists are paying more than half of the cost to deliver services to patients,” he said. “It’s just not sustainable, and what we’re really concerned about is our practices not being viable in the longer term.”

Ontario’s optometrists are referring patients to hospitals in a bid to address underfunding (link to The Globe and Mail)

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New Online Store

With our new online store, you will be able to receive automated product reminders, re-order your contact lenses, and dry eye products at your own convenience, and easily request appointments. Keep checking back for updates!

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