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Annual eye examinations for patients diagnosed with diabetes, along with all Saskatchewan children under the age of 18, are covered by Saskatchewan Health.

An annual eye exam is covered for:

  • All individuals under 18 years of age
  • All individuals who have a confirmed diagnosis of type I or type II diabetes

Urgent appointments are covered anytime for:

  • Ocular emergencies e.g. injury to eyes, foreign body in eye, eye inection, etc., including necessary follow-ups.

Saskatchewan Health Services Card

You must present a valid Saskatchewan Health Services Card to be eligible.

Eyewear and contact lenses are not a benefit of the Saskatchewan provincial health program, but you may be covered by private insurance, student insurance, or other federal or provincial social services programs.