How much is a kids eye exam in Alberta?


Child Eye Exams Are Covered By The Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan

Select pediatric optometry services are fully covered under the AHCIP, but not outside the province of Alberta. Kids registered with the AHCIP are eligible to receive the following fully covered eye care services:
  • Eye exams. Children 18 years old and under are eligible for one complete child eye exam, one partial exam, and one diagnostic procedure per benefit year (July 1 to June 30)
  • Medical Treatment. Some specific medical conditions treated by optometrists.

Note: optometrists cannot charge you for services directly covered by AHCIP, but you are responsible for additional costs incurred at the time of treatment.

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Adult Eye Exams At Our Edmonton Eye Clinic

Our advanced eye exams consist of 25+ modern tests and digital scans to assess eye health, function, and visual acuity.

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Child Eye Exams At Our Edmonton Eye Clinic

Give your child a clear future with an annual eye exam from our experienced Edmonton optometrists.

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Senior Eye Exams At Our Edmonton Eye Clinic

Maintain your vision through your golden years with gold standard eye care from the optometrists at our Edmonton eye clinic.

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Our eye exams for contact lens wearers include test and digital scans to assess eye health, function, visual acuity, and lens fit.

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Diabetic Eye Exams At Our Edmonton Eye Clinic

Managing diabetes requires regular eye exams to ensure that diabetes is not causing irreversible vision loss.

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Dilated Eye Exams At Our Edmonton Eye Clinic

Dilating the eyes enables our Edmonton optometrists to see more of the eye so that you many never see less.

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Exam Pre-Testing: Tonometer

Corneal Thickness | Intraocular Pressures | Visual Field

Pre-testing is a detailed process that gathers all necessary information for the optometrist in advance of the optometrist-administered eye examination. This process involves completing a detailed patient history, as well as a series of standard tests. Pre-testing is an essential part of the comprehensive eye exam process, providing valuable information and visuals for both the optometrist and the patient.

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Exam Advanced Eye Testing: Optical Coherence Tomography

Retinal Photography, OCT, Topography

eye-deology Vision Care differentiates itself from other clinics by having the most advanced modern diagnostic specialty testing equipment. Specialty equipment, such as a wide-angle high-resolution retinal imager, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Humphrey Visual Field Analyzer and corneal topographer, ensures that patients receive the best comprehensive eye care.

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Optometrist-Performed Examination: Refraction

Health Assessment & Disease Diagnosis

eye-deology Vision Care Edmonton optometrists perform a multitude of tests and assessments to evaluate ocular health, eye coordination, and visual acuity. In addition, they also evaluate the results of the tests and scans performed during pre-testing. As part of patient education, our optometrists also take the time to show and explain results to patients.

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Prescription Eye Glass Consultation and Measurements

Prescription | Lens Selection | Digital Fitting

If you require corrective lenses to improve your vision, our licensed opticians will customize their fit to your unique attributes, needs, lifestyle, and budget. Our opticians are happy to provide you with information about the latest eyeglass frame and lens technologies available so you can make informed decisions and begin seeing and looking your best.

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Children should visit an optometrist for their first eye exam by six months of age.

Children should get a comprehensive eye exam from a qualified optometrist annually. They should also get an exam anytime vision changes, learning issues arise, and when infection, pain, or redness occurs.