OHIP Job Action
For over 32 years, the Ontario Government has underfunded OHIP-insured eye exams. This has resulted in Ontario being the worst-funded province for insured eye exams in the entire country by more than 70%.
Unfortunately, there has been a breakdown in negotiations with the Ministry of Health so Ontario Optometrists have made the difficult decision to withdraw from delivering OHIP-insured eye exams as of September 1st. This is being done to ensure that people across Ontario have access to high quality eye care for years to come.
At this time, we will no longer be seeing patients for OHIP covered eye exams.
If you have an emergency, please call us. We direct you to ensure you get the care that you need.
You can help by contacting your MPP at xxx-xxx-xxxx or visit saveeyecare.ca where you can send a letter directly to your MPP, the Minister of Health and the Premier. Just let them know how much eye care matters to you and that you want this fixed.
Get To Know Us
Our team of dedicated and experienced eye care providers always has our patients’ best interests and well being at heart. Meet the faces that are behind York Medical Eye Care, and schedule an appointment today.
Dr. Patrick Cheung
Dr. Patrick Cheung was born and raised in the GTA. He then went on to the University of Waterloo to complete both his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees. He is proud to offer residents of York Region a highly personalized style of eye care.
Dr. Cheung's clinical training includes an Ocular Disease externship at the Eye Associates of Pinellas in Florida, where he treated and managed conditions such as dry eye, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. He also completed a Laser Eye Surgery internship at LASIK MD, preforming consultations and post surgery management for laser eye surgery. Furthermore, he trained at the Guelph Vision Therapy Centre and is currently involved with vision therapy for the treatment and management of concussions and eye related reading and learning problems.
In addition to providing comprehensive eye care, Dr. Cheung's clinical interests include contact lenses, myopia control and vision therapy. He is passionate about using the most advanced knowledge, technologies and products in the eye care world to provide personalized eye care, and to ensure his patients have healthy eyes and clear vision.
Dr. Jennifer Byun
Dr. Jennifer Byun O.D. completed honours bachelor of science at University of Toronto downtown campus, then moved to Boston to continue her optometry studies at the prestigious New England College of Optometry. During her studies, she has trained at the Perkins School for the Blind helping special needs children with low vision, and at Boston Medical Center assisting traumatic eye injury, congenital cataract, or keratoconus patients with specialty contact lenses.
Dr. Byun provides comprehensive eye care including contact lens fitting, dry eye management, laser eye surgery co-management, diabetic visual assessment and low vision consultation. Dr Byun also works at an ophthalmology practice in Toronto assisting glaucoma and keratoconus management.
Dr. Byun has just recently got LASIK surgery to correct her myopia and is excited to share her experience with her patients.
Dr. Byun has a commitment to providing the best eye-care and developing great relationships with patients to better serve their needs. She is fluent in Korean and welcomes patients of all ages!
What We Offer
Your eye health is our priority
York Medical Eye Care is a state-of-the-art Optometry Clinic providing top quality services to patients with a wide range of health concerns.
Whether you’re in need of an eye exam, a personalized glasses fitting or have a question about your eyes, our professionals have the expertise in a variety of different eye health areas to manage your eye care needs. Call us today to schedule an appointment.
Comprehensive Eye Exams
At York Medical Eye Care, a comprehensive eye exam has become more advanced than ever before. Our personalized eye exam provide patients with the resources they need to get their health on track — you’ll leave our clinic well informed and confident that your health is in good hands. Get in touch and schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience.
Personalized Eyeglass Fittings
If you’re looking for a quality eyeglass fitting, then York Medical Eye Care is the optometry clinic for you. Our professional team is here to guide our patients and their families every step of the way. Stop by and schedule an appointment to experience firsthand how our a personalized eyeglass fitting can improve your vision today.
Contact Lens Exams
Contact lenses can help you with your daily activities now more than ever. Whether it be driving, work, reading or even everything in between, there are contact lenses that can help. Contact lenses require specialized fitting and care to ensure that your eyes are healthy while wearing them and stay that way. Schedule your Contact Lens Examination today.
Emergency and Urgent Eye Care
There are many eye conditions that can happen suddenly and should be treated immediately. At York Medical Eye Care, we have the equipment and expertise to accommodate eye related emergencies to make sure that your eyes are well taken care of. Please call to schedule an appointment immediately if you have any of the following:
red and painful eyes
flashes and floaters
foreign body in eyes
sudden loss of vision
stuck or irritated contact lenses
uncomfortable and itchy eyes
Mon: 10am to 5pm
Tues: 10am to 5pm
Wed: 10am to 5pm
Thurs: 10am to 5pm
Fri: 10am to 3pm
Sat: By appointment
Evening and weekend appointments available by request