PLEASE NOTE OUR OFFICE IS CLOSED DURING THE PANDEMIC

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COVID update - WE ARE CLOSED until further notice

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Coronavirus Update

WE WILL KEEP POSTING NOTICES AS WE LEARN MORE OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.  UNFORTUNATELY WE CANNOT VISIT THE OFFICE TO DISPENSE EYE WEAR.  HOWEVER, IF YOU HAVE A VISION THREATENING EYE EMERGENCY, OR NEED A REFILL ON ANY PRESCRIPTION EYE DROPS, PLEASE LEAVE US A VOICEMAIL OR EMAIL AT  southbarrieeyeclinic@rogers.com (see contact us page) AND WE WILL RESPOND AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE


NEW (for serious eye emergencies):  if you have an eye emergency that is vision threatening or concerning, call  519-573-7316, a local optometrist is available to help you


CONTACT LENS ORDERS: Please note most suppliers are shipping contact lenses directly to patients during the pandemic.  If you need more soft contacts lenses please send us an email to that effect.  Payments will be made by e-transfer to our office email and receipts issued when we re open.



Thank you for your patience- STAY HEALTHY EVERYONE

We appreciate everyone's patience and cooperation during his time.   

Our services

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Comprehensive Eye Exams

Specializing in Custom Scleral and Hard Contact lenses as well as myopia control

Specializing in Custom Scleral and Hard Contact lenses as well as myopia control

 Detailed eye examinations using the most modern diagnostic equipment including autophoropters and OCT analysis.  We also tend to all medical emergency walk in patients.

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Specializing in Custom Scleral and Hard Contact lenses as well as myopia control

Specializing in Custom Scleral and Hard Contact lenses as well as myopia control

Specializing in Custom Scleral and Hard Contact lenses as well as myopia control

 20 years of experience fitting specialized contact lenses for irregular corneas and keratoconus.  We also have options for myopia control.

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On Site Lens Lab

Specializing in Custom Scleral and Hard Contact lenses as well as myopia control

On Site Lens Lab

 We provide one hour service on most single vision prescription and DIRECT BILLING TO MOST INSURANCE COMPANIES

Concussion and Vision Therapy

Concussion and Vision Therapy

Concussion and Vision Therapy

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Dr. Cotovio is trained in the treatment of concussion patients and Vision Therapy

Orthokeratology

Concussion and Vision Therapy

Concussion and Vision Therapy

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Orthokeratology or ORTHO-K:  Free yourself of glasses and soft contact lenses with these customized contact lenses worn overnight.

Dry Eye Therapy

Concussion and Vision Therapy

Dry Eye Therapy

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We offer a variety of methods to diagnose and treat dry eyes from home remedies to prescription medications.

ohip coverage

OHIP COVERAGE

 

OHIP Coverage

As of November 1, 2004, changes were made to the eye care coverage by the Ontario government:

Children (aged 0 to 19 years) & Seniors (aged 65 years and older)

  • Covered for one full eye exam every 12 months.

Adults (aged 20 - 64 years)

  • No OHIP coverage (some medical exceptions coverage on doctor's referral)

Medical Exceptions

  • People with certain medical conditions like diabetes, glaucoma, retinal disease, amblyopia, visual field defects, cataract, strabismus, corneal disease etc are also covered for a full eye exam every 12 months.

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