Frequently Asked Questions

The following are some of the questions regarding vision and eye health that we hear most frequently from our patients. If you have a question that is not listed here we’d love to hear it. Give us a call or send an email and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you have.


While appointments are always recommended, River City Eye Care is happy to accommodate emergency and walk-in patients at our Edmonton office whenever possible.

The Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) provides coverage for eye exams for children under the age of 19 and seniors over the age of 65. Eye examinations for adults  19 to 64 years of age are not covered by Alberta Health Care but we can bill third party insurance whenever possible

For your convenience, River City Eye Care offers direct billing to all the major medical insurance providers. If you have insurance that is not listed on our website, please call us. We are happy to arrange direct billing for your convenience.