It’s Time Again for Your Annual Eye Exam. Yes, Every Year.
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It’s Time Once Again to Schedule Your Annual Eye Exam as Recommended by your Optometrist
We know that it might feel like you were just here, but your eye health and vision can slowly change over time. This is why your optometrist recommended that you schedule your next eye exam for this period. Your eye doctor wants to ensure that your eyes are healthy and your vision is sharp and crisp. It is why the Alberta and Canadian Association of Optometrists recommend that every adults 65 years of age of older have an annual eye exam.
Cost: Covered by Alberta Health Care*
Frequency: Every Year
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5 Signs That Your Vision Might Have Changed
You’ve started noticing problems driving at night?
You’re eyes feel tired and sore in the evening?
Your vision seems blurred, especially when reading?
You’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes or another health condition?
One eye suddenly seems weaker than the other
Vision problems manifest themselves in many ways, and some of them may not be as obvious as others. A routine eye exam by an optometrist every year can help ensure that your eyes are healthy and that your vision is sharp and clear. Even if you are seeing an ophthalmologist regularly, it’s still important to have an optometrist examine the functional side of your vision to ensure that your eyeglasses are up to date.
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*Alberta Health Care Covers The Cost of An Eye Exam For Adults 65+
Adults 65 years of age and older are covered under Alberta Health Care for an eye exam by an optometrist every year.
If a valid Alberta Health Care Card is not available, regular eye exam rates apply.
If you’ve already received an eye exam between the July 1-June 30 billing cycle, you may not be covered and regular rates apply.
If you have any questions or concerns, please ask our staff and they will be happy to answer your questions.
Eye Fact: All Albertans are covered under Alberta Health Care for eye emergency visit for things like pink eye, ocular injuries, loss of vision, eye pain, or watery, dry eyes. Also, Alberta Health Care also covers required testing for conditions like diabetes, hypertension, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration, including additional testing procedures such as a dilated retinal exams, retinal photography, retinal imaging and computerized visual field testing, when medically required. Some restrictions apply, so please talk to your optometrist.