General Eye Exams

Eye Exams in Vaughan & Scarborough

If you are looking at options for eye exams in Scarborough or Vaughan, U Optical is the right choice! We cater to patients of all ages, from children to seniors. When you visit us for your general eye exam, we do more than assess your eyesight and glasses prescription. Our qualified optometrists will examine your complete eye health. We will check the front surface of your eyes to screen for conditions such as allergies, dry eyes, or contact lens intolerance. We will also look for the possibility of problems such as cataracts, glaucoma, and retinal holes.

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Eye Exams – Our Expertise & Services

  • Full Eye Examination
    We care about our customers and place the utmost importance on complete eye-health exams. Our experts will listen to your problems, check your eyes, ask you questions, and recommend the best possible solution to improve your eye health. This may take around 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Eyewear Prescription
    Along with eye exams in Vaughan and Scarborough, we also feature a wide range of eyewear to meet varied needs. We carry eyeglasses by well-known brands and can help you choose the right one to improve your vision.
  • Specialty Lenses
    We will check your eyes for conditions such as keratoconus, astigmatism, myopia, and hyperopia. In addition to this, our optometrists will help you select from our collection of specialty lenses to ensure better eyesight.

Our Process for General Eye Check-Ups

With new patients, we take a case history, including your family background, information about any medication you are taking, and symptoms of potential vision problems. Then, we will use specially designed equipment to test for common conditions such as:

  • Astigmatism
  • Nearsightedness
  • Farsightedness

When it comes to eye exams in Scarborough and Vaughan, we strive to ensure each patient is fully satisfied, knowing that they are taken care of by experts and receiving the best eye care services and products.

General Questions About Eye Exams

Why is it essential to get your eyes checked?

Most eye problems are silent and do not have any symptoms in the early stages. When you schedule an eye exam in Vaughan or Scarborough with us, our optometrists will look for the signs of common eye diseases in addition to determining your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses.

How often should you have your eyes checked by a professional?

General eye checkups can help ensure your eyewear prescription is up to date, and your eyes are healthy. As per the Canadian Association of Optometrists, children and seniors should get their eyes checked every year. Adults should opt for comprehensive eye exams every two years.

What is the OHIP coverage for eye care services?

For children under 19 years, OHIP covers a comprehensive eye exam annually and any follow-up checkups that may be required. For adults between 20 to 64 years, it does not cover comprehensive assessments. Our optometrists can help ascertain whether you qualify, depending on your condition. When it comes to seniors over 65, OHIP includes an annual, comprehensive eye exam and follow-ups as required.

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