To see an ophthalmologist you must be referred by family or other doctor. Saw an ophthalmologist for a few years till my vision was quite clouded and referred to a surgeon.
Only 3 options presented, OHIP standard lens replacement, more accurate laser measurements of eyes and a lens that would be more accurate and final was a lens that would make so would not need lens.
Went middle of road and had 1 eye done and the other bout 2 months later. Have good distance vision but reading extensively and computer work use $ store type glasses.
Things I found was that I ended up unsure as to whether the surgeon did the work or an assistant and the operations were done by 2 different people as can tell after surgery.
Also found that in the 2nd eye, has felt as if a stitch left or tear duct issue since surgery. Has been checked by ophthalmologist and optomitrist both of which say nothing there\wrong but I need to use eye lubricant and for sure I know an tear duct is blocked now in corner of my eye.
Basically, few issues but vision is better and no issues re driving. Part of the problem is that the whole process is a crap shoot. In Ontario, can only see the ophthalmologist with Dr referral so no choices and they are in control. If you fuss too much, you start hearing that your vision is impaired and may affect your driving ability so best shut up and go with the flow.
I can see so I am good...... and much better than having cloudy lens as I had prior to surgery.