A comprehensive eye exam is a series of tests performed to assess vision, eyes health, ability to focus and patient history health. Eye examinations are primarily performed by an optometrist and ophthalmologist.
A vision screening is typically performed by a general medical practitioner such a nurse or an optician.
Vision screening could help identify vision issues, but it could miss important general medical eye problems.
Patients under the age 18, all testing is covered under Manitoba Health.
Patients 18+ the cost will vary depending on the service they receive and medical history.
Contact lens, or simply contacts, are thin lenses placed directly on the surface of the eyes, the cornea. Contact lenses are ocular prosthetic device can be worn to correct vision such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia or for cosmetic or therapeutic reasons. Contac lenses can only be sold under a valid prescription.
A few additional tests are require to ensure contact lenses fit properly. A fitting fee of $25.00 is additional to the eye exam. Our optician contact lens fitter will answer any of your question if you prefer wearing contact lenses.
Wearing contact lenses requires an easy, but daily, regimen that follows a high standard of hygiene. At Heritage Sight Optical we reserve the right to a minimum age of 16 (with parents' consent) to fit contact lenses.
We use the most care when handling your frame(s) and/or lenses, there are many factors that go into why a frame may break, (i.e.: quality, age, frame material, etc...), or why lenses could become damaged.
Frames adjustments are free (customer own risk). We do not adjust glasses purchased online. We offer repairs such as nosepads, screws, nylon wire, lenses shape modification, soldering, customer clip-on and more. A fee will apply based on the repair.
Since 1938 we have been serving our clients with integrity, professionalism and honesty providing the best options to their needs.
We are here to answer any of your questions until you are 100 % confident and confirmable. We are dedicated eye care professional, your satisfaction is our mission.