Femto-Cataract Surgery with Toric Lens
Femto-cataract eye surgery with toric lens abroad - Prague, the Czech Republic
Cataract surgery (femto-cataract) abroad performed by the latest technology - a brand new LenSx femtosecond laser. The cloudy lens is painlessly crushed with LenSx femtosecond laser and drained. The eye surgeon implants new artificial AcrySof yellow toric lens. The surgery is performed without use of any sharp instruments, controlled by most modern systems resulting in higher accuracy, quicker recovery and more comfort.
The surgery is performed in local anesthesia and takes about 10 minutes per eye.
The toric lenses are custom-made IOL lenses. No waiting list, simple booking steps and available surgery dates from two weeks onwards.
Contact us for more information or free consultation.
Benefits of Femto-Cataract Surgery with Toric Lens in Prague:
- Highly qualified eye surgeons with over 15 years of experience
- Accessibility - direct flights between Prague and over 130 destinations from 79 EUR return
- Personal Assistance - local representative to help you during the whole process, free help during your stay
- Flexibility - available surgery dates within 2 weeks
- Individual treatment plans - we will tailor your trip according to your needs, your stay can be shortened to less than 1 week.
- Prague - stunning UNESCO city is ideal for a short break
Our Medical Team
|Experience:||over 20 000 procedures since 1996|
|Languages:||English and Czech|
|Specialization:||Lens replacement and cataract procedures|
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More about Femto-Cataract Surgery with Toric Lens
What are symptoms of a cataract?
Cataract means reduced transparency (opacity) and hardening of the eye lens that is normally clear. Most often we experience cataract after 60 years of age. Among the risk factors for cataract occurrence are mainly age, general diseases, diabetes, using some medicines on a long-term basis, smoking and eye injury.
HowÂ is femto-cataract surgery done?
Femto-cataract surgery or laser assisted cataract with monofocal toric lenses is performed in local anaesthesia. The cloudy lens is painlessly crushed using the LenSx laserÂ and removed through a very small and precise microincision. Our experienced cataract surgeon implants a new high quality Acrysof monofocalÂ toric yellow lens.
What is femtosecond laser LenSx laser
What are benefits of LenSx surgery?
Many of the steps of the surgery are done before the incision is made in comparison to the standard method. The natural lens is crushed using a femtosecond laser instead of ultrasound. Less energy and less intrusion into the eye results in quicker recovery. The incision is made by the femtosecond laser hence increasing precision of the cut.
How long does femto-cataract surgery take?
The surgery takes place in an ambulatory (outpatient) setting. The duration is about 10 minutes. The patient can leave the eye clinic immediately after the surgery. Â Next day is post-operative check up.
Both eyes femto-cataract surgery takes only total 5 days in Prague in 2 visits. Toric lenses are custom-made and it takes aprx. 3 weeks to have them ready after the initial preoperative examination. A thorough preoperative examination precedes the femto-cataract surgery and there is at least one post-operative check up after each eye surgery.
What are toric lenses?
A toric lens is an intraocular lens that is shaped in a particular way in order to correct astigmatism. Standard IOLÂ lenses have a spherical surface. A toric IOL lens, in contrast, is a geometric shape that looks like a donut. The shape of toric contact lenses creates different refractive, or focusing, powers on the vertical and horizontal orientations. The toric lens is custom-made.
What is astigmatism?
Astigmatism is a refractive error and causes vision to be blurred. Astigmatism is usually caused by an irregularly shaped cornea, more like a football or the back of a spoon.Â
Which cataract lens is right for me?
The standard femto-cataract surgery with IOL monofocal toricÂ lens comes with a high quality Acrysof lens implant produced by Alcon, an American company. We stock lens implants of other manufacturers as well, most popular are Alcon and Zeiss. MultifocalÂ and toric versions of cataract lenses are also available.
What methods do you offer?
The price quoted is for the femto-cataract surgery using LenSx. We also ofer a standard method where a small incision is made by our experienced cataract surgeon.Â
Why travelling abroad and avoid waiting times?
The cataract surgery with monofocal lens is usually provided within national schemes NHS, HSE cheap, ie. free of charge but long waiting times are to be expected. If you want your vision to improve without waiting, be operated by one of top and best cataract surgeons, contact us for a free consultation. Many foreign patients opt to travel to Prague and abroad because the surgery is performed within weeks, laser assisted cataract surgery provides the latestÂ standard in the cataract surgery, the monofocal lenses are of highest quality for a fraction of the cost, each patient is treated as a VIP patient.
If you are coming from a EEA country, we will be glad to help with all documentation for your local health care authority or national health system (NHS, HSE etc.). The Czech Republic is a EEA member and operates European Directive on patients right in cross-border healthcare.Â
Femto-Cataract Surgery with Toric Lens in Prague, Czech Republic, abroad also stands for femto-cataract surgery of cataract removal, cloudy lens removal, femtosecond cataract monofocal toric lens implant or removal of cloudy lens. Patients that come to us also contacted NHS, HSE, Bupa and other national health care providers and also Optical Express, UltraLase, Lexum, Refrakcni Centrum and many private providers of eye care.
Prices & Costs
Price: 1605 EUR
The price per eye for the Femto-cataract surgery in Prague includes:
- Femtosecond laser LenSx laser-assisted intraocular surgery performed by a highly qualified surgeon
- All medication required for the surgery and postoperative care
- All postoperative examinations for up to 1 year after the surgery
- Acrysof toric yellow lens, Alcon protective gel and the possible limbal relaxing incision
The price per eye does not include:
- Pre-operative eye examination
- General Health Examination - when done in Prague
- Accommodation, transfers and our other services are optional and charged separately