Eye Exam for the entire Family.
EVEN IF YOUR VISION IS 20/20
IT IS IMPORTANT TO HAVE YOUR EYES
EXAMINED AT LEAST ONCE EVERY TWO YEARS
Who is covered for an eye exam through the BC care card?
- People 18 years and under, or 65 years and over.
Medically required eye examinations continue to be a benefit for all age groups once a year or once every two years depending on the medical condition.
A medical condition may include one of the following:
Ocular diseases and trauma
Systemic diseases associated with significant ocular risk – eg. diabetes
Medications associated with significant ocular risk
Retinal diseases, Macular degeneration, Retinal detachmant
Corneal diseases, Keratoconus, Corneal dystrophy