Prosthetic Eye

Who is eligible?

Manitoba residents who require artificial eyes or cosmetic shells as prescribed by a medical practitioner and do not have the costs paid through other provincial or federal programs are eligible.

What is covered for prosthetic eyes?

Manitoba Health will pay up to a maximum determined amount for artificial eyes or cosmetic shells and related services including building up, refitting, resurfacing and repolishing.

How many claims can be made?

Eligible Manitoba residents may claim one device every two years. 

Is there a deductible?

No deductible is required.

How do I submit a claim?

Your prosthetic eye supplier will send the completed forms to Manitoba Health.

Manitoba Health
Ancillary Programs
300 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3M9

Phone: 204-786-7365 or 204-786-7366
Toll free: 1-800-297-8099 ext 7365 or 7366
FAX: 204-786-6634
TTY/TDD Relay Service: 204-774-8618 outside Winnipeg: 711 or 1-800-855-0511