Vision Care: Academic Staff

Vision Care coverage under the Supplementary Health Care Plan includes the following:

  • One eye examination once every calendar year
  • $350 allowance for the purchase of prescribed glasses/frames/contact lenses or laser eye surgery in any 24 month period (12 month period if a dependent is under age 18).
  • where a prescription change is required following major eye surgery, glasses/contact lenses will be covered at 50% to a maximum of $350

To determine dates of next purchase or examination eligibility please access Sun Life Member Services or contact Sun Life Customer Care Centre at 1-800-361-6212 or via email at