An eye exam serves as a guide for evaluating your eyes' abilities and health. While paying special attention to changes in your eyes, it aims to improve your vision and ensure long-term protection. It is strongly recommended that you use an optometrist or ophthalmologist’s expertise for this exam.
At Centre Visuel D.R., we have transformed this routine exam into an experience that will appeal to the whole family, including the addition of a comfortable play area and a free Wi-Fi network, as well as a ramp for disabled people.
An exam booklet to be given to other health professionals can be provided to young people aged 17 and under.
Access to cutting-edge equipment awaits you here, no matter how old you are
- Colour blindness screening test
- 3D and retinal imaging
- Intraocular pressure
A complete field of vision exam is also available for adults.
Some private insurance policies provide coverage for adults 18 to 64 years old.
Eye exam frequency recommendation
The frequency of oculo-visual examinations varies according to age groups and health condition:
At the age of 6 months, 3 years and early in kindergarten. Then, an annual exam is recommended during schooling, up to 17 years old.
If the child shows signs of significant visual problems, more regular appointments may be necessary.
An eye exam every two years. The optometrist sometimes follows up more with people with diabetes, using contact lenses, or with hereditary predispositions, such as glaucoma.
Some private insurance policies cover the exam costs.
As of 65 years old, an annual visual exam is strongly recommended. The optometrist sometimes follows up more with people with diabetes, using contact lenses, or with hereditary predispositions, such as glaucoma.
The Association des optométristes du Québec website is full of tips on eye health, such as exams to get by age and signs and symptoms to look out for.Make an appointment
Different from eye diseases, vision problems are common and their treatment requires appropriate ocular correction.
Our experts focus on 7 vision disorders :
For additional information on these disorders, visit the Association des optométristes du QuébecSee our eye screening service