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Making an Appointment

  • New patients require a referral from their physician or optometrist to one of our ophthalmologists.
  • Consult requests should be faxed to 613-739-6291.
  • All patient visits require a scheduled appointment.
  • To schedule an appointment, call 613-737-8575.

For your appointment, please

  • Remove hard lens 48 hours and soft lens 24 hours prior to appointment.
  • Bring your provincial Health Card and Ottawa Hospital green card.
  • Bring your glasses/contact lenses with case.
  • Bring your list of medications and eye drops.
  • Park in the Critical Care Wing lot. It is closest to the Eye Institute.

Hours of Operation

  • Clinical/Diagnostic Services: Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Surgical Day Care Unit: Mon. – Fri., 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


University of Ottawa Eye Institute
The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus
Critical Care Wing – 3rd Floor
501 Smyth Road
Ottawa ON K1H 8L6 (Canada)

Tel.: 613-737-8575 (Main Reception)

Last updated on: December 12th, 2016