Any child who has a comprehensive eye exam by a doctor of optometry and requires eyeglasses will be provided with a free pair.
No forms are necessary, just book an appointment with your optometrist and tell them you would like to take part in Eye See . . . Eye Learn.
Did you know?
Alberta Health covers the cost of comprehensive eye exams for all children in the province until age 18.
25 per cent of children in Alberta begins grade one with an undiagnosed vision or eye health problem, which can interfere with their ability to learn.
80 per cent of learning is visual, which make having a comprehensive eye exam an important start to a child’s learning journey.
The program was developed by the Alberta Association of Optometrists to help children reach their full potential. The Eye See…Eye Learn® community team: