OHIP Assistive Funding Devices Program for Artificial Eyes

All residents of Ontario with a valid OHIP card are eligible for 75% funding of their custom ocular prosthesis or scleral cover shell through the Ministry of Health. An Assistive Devices Program application must be completed.

The Assistive Devices Program will also cover 75% of all associated maintenance of your new custom ocular prosthesis or scleral cover shell.

If you are registered with the Ontario Disability Support Program or Ontario Works Program then we can obtain 100% coverage for you.

  • Click here for the downloadable 3 page application (PDF).

Should you prefer we can complete your application in our office with you on the day of your consultation and help you submit your application for Assistive Funding.

  • How to apply has changed due to Covid-19. Please follow the instructions on this page.

All Veterans Affairs (DVA) clients are eligible for 100% coverage. Prior approval is required.

All First Nations citizens with a valid status card are also eligible for 100% coverage. Prior approval is required.

All Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) clients are eligible for 100% coverage as well as travel and overnight accommodations. This must be pre-authorized by your adjudicator prior to your scheduled appointment.

If you have private insurance with your work or company you will need to check your policy for exact coverage details. Although we cannot bill your Insurance Company of your behalf we will assist in every possible way to help you with the application forms and reimbursement process.

Should you have any further questions please phone or email our office.

For More Information About Assistive Funding

Ontario Ministry of Health
Assistive Devices Program
7th Floor, 5700 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M2M 4K5

Tel: Toronto 416-327-8804
Toll-free 1-800-268-6021
TDD/TTY 416-327-4282
TDD/TTY 1-800-387-5559
Fax 416-327-8192
E-mail: adp@ontario.ca

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