What’s Covered

Alberta Health and Wellness covers one full eye exam a year for Albertans aged 19 under and those aged 65+. Patients between the ages of 19-64 are responsible for the cost of their routine eye exam, typically covered by secondary insurance.

Alberta Health and Wellness covers medically necessary optometric services for Albertians regardless of age. Medically necessary services include the following among many others:

  • Monitoring for diabetes-related issues, glaucoma, macular degeneration and retinal disease
  • Pre and post-operative care for cataract patients
  • Eye infections or injuries
  • Foreign objects in the eye


Oasis Eye Care accepts most major insurance plans, and we are continually adding more. Accepted insurance providers include:

  • AISH/Alberta Works
  • Alberta Benefits
  • Alberta Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross
  • Chambers of Commerce Group
  • Insurance
  • Cooperators
  • Desjardins Insurance
  • Electrical Workers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Equitable Life
  • FAS
  • Great West Life
  • Green Shield
  • Industrial Alliance
  • Iron Workers Union
  • Johnson Inc
  • Manulife
  • Maximum Benefit or Johnston Group
  • Medavie Bluecross
  • Nexgen Rx
  • RCMP
  • Standard Life
  • SunLife
  • Veterans Affairs Canada