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Eye Exam Cost in Edmonton

The out-of-pocket cost of an eye exam in Edmonton varies by patient age, by clinic, and by what is included in the examination.

Are Eye Exams Free in Alberta?

Alberta Health Services covers the costs of all eye examinations for patients under the age of 19 and those 65 years and greater. This includes one routine comprehensive annual exam per year.

Eyeglass Prescription: OD/OS Meaning

OS and OS are abbreviations for the Latin terms oculus sinister (OS) and oculus dextrus (OD). OS refers to the left eye, while OD refers to the right eye.

Are Eye Exams Free in Edmonton?

The Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) provides eligible residents with coverage for one complete eye exam, one partial exam, and one diagnostic procedure per benefit year.

Progressive Lenses

Due to their no line multifocal design, progressive lenses have a higher price point than single vision prescription lenses. They typically begin at $300-350 (circa 2022).

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