As the province moves through the re-opening stages we want to remind you that we are still following the regulations for our profession that are set out by the Ministry of Health and the College of Optometrists. These include continual use of masks for all patients over the age of 2, limited capacity inside of the clinic and inside of our examining room. Please make sure to read the booking guidelines before scheduling your appointment. The booking guidelines are updated according to any changes to regulations and recommendations being made by the Ministry of Health and the College of Optometrists.
Job Action Notification
As of September 1st Optometrists across Ontario are in job action and will not be providing any OHIP insured services. This includes eye exams for children, seniors, diabetics and those with one of 10 conditions that are covered by OHIP.
You can read more about it here and learn how you can help us save eye care in Ontario:
Due to the job action we are not taking any bookings for OHIP insured patients. We have removed the ability to schedule OHIP patients online. If you'd like us to notify you when the job action is over and we are taking bookings again for OHIP patients please click the button below. Thank you so much for your understanding.
BEFORE BOOKING YOUR APPOINTMENT
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY
All of our in office availability is shown on our online system as well, including same day appointments.
ALL patients entering the clinic must wear a mask. The only exception are patients under the age of 2.
Please fill the appointment information accurately with the information of the individual who is having the eye exam (i.e. not the parent). The information creates your medical file and should accurately reflect the patient's medical information.
If you are scheduling multiple appointments for your family, each family member requires their own booking. If you are scheduling them back to back, please all arrive at the start of the first person's appointment time. If you booked back to back appointments but are planing to come in at different times please give our office a heads up.
Please enter the clinic on your own for your appointment. Children under 10, or those older that are special needs, may have a parent accompany them to their appointment. However, ALL other family members must wait OUTSIDE of the CLINIC. This is due to strict capacity rules within our clinic. Extra family members and extra children will not be allowed into the clinic, nor can they just sit in the exam room while other family members are being examined. Please do not bring extra family members (including extra children), this may result in delays or cancellations to your appointment. If you are booking multiple family members, please keep this in mind when scheduling your appointments (you may need a second adult to watch your children outside when you are getting your eye exam done if you are scheduling them back to back).
IF IT HAS NOT BEEN A YEAR SINCE YOUR LAST EYE EXAM: Before scheduling your appointment please give our office a call at 289-997-3385. We will let you know if a partial exam is appropriate, and if any charges apply.
EMERGENCY CARE: Emergency care is available from 10am-4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10am-3pm on Fridays to returning patients only. We are not able to provide emergency services to patients we have not previously seen at this time. If you feel you are experiencing an emergency please scroll down to the "Emergency Request Contact Form" and follow the prompts.
Dr. Ceaus is not taking any bookings at the moment for OHIP covered patients (children, seniors, diabetics, those with cataracts, strabismus, amblyopia and those who normally have their eye exams covered by OHIP). Please see the note at the top of the page regarding the job action and how to be notified when we are taking bookings again.
IS YOUR EYE EXAM COVERED BY OHIP?
Children 19 years old and younger are covered once a year for a full comprehensive eye exam by a Doctor of Optometry, and are also covered for any emergencies within the same clinic. If it has not been a full year since your child's last full eye exam, or a valid health card is not presented you will be expected to pay out of pocket for the exam.
Seniors 65 years old and older are covered once a year for a full comprehensive eye exam by a Doctor of Optometry, and are also covered for any emergencies within the same clinic. If it has not been a full year since your last full eye exam, or a valid health card is not presented you will be expected to pay out of pocket for the exam.
Adults aged 20 to 64 years old are only covered by OHIP for a full comprehensive eye exam with a Doctor of Optometry once a year if they have one of the following conditions: diabetes, glaucoma, cataract, retinal disease, ambloypia, visual field defects, corneal disease, strabismus, recurrent uveitis or optic pathway disease. If it has not been a full year since your last full eye exam, or a valid health card is not presented you will be expected to pay out of pocket for the exam.
Adults aged 20 to 64 years old under ODSP or Ontario Works are covered for one full comprehensive eye exam with a Doctor of Optometry once every 2 years and must present their drug card for the eye exam.
Most insurance companies will full cover or partially cover an eye exam once every year or two years. You should check with your insurance company to verify your coverage.
We do not bill your insurance directly, we will give you a full receipt that can be submitted to your insurance to receive reimbursement for your eye exam.
The fee for a comprehensive eye exam for an Adult 20 to 64 years old is $80.00. We accept the following forms of payment: cash, debit card, visa and mastercard.