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Cataract Surgery with Toric Lens

Cataract surgery with Toric lens implant abroad - Prague, the Czech Republic

Cataract surgery with monofocal toric lens is a standard non-laser intraocular cataract surgery and is recommended for patients with strong astigmatism. The surgery is performed by experienced board-certified cataract surgeons at the top eye clinic in Prague. A cloudy lens is painlessly removed, replaced by a new Acrysof IOL toric lens implant resulting in restored vision. Other high quality low cost toric lenses also available. The cataract surgery is performed in local anesthesia and takes about 10 minutes per eye. The whole stay for both eyes operated can be only 5 days. 

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Benefits of Cataract Surgery with Toric Lens in Prague:

    1. Highly qualified eye surgeons with over 15 years of experience
    2. Accessibility - direct flights between Prague and over 130 destinations from 79 EUR return
    3. Personal Assistance - local representative to help you during the whole process, free help during your stay
    4. Flexibility - available surgery dates within 2 weeks
    5. Individual treatment plans - we will tailor your trip according to your needs, your stay can be shortened to less than 1 week.
    6. Prague - stunning UNESCO city is ideal for a short break

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Medical team - Jitka - Praga Medica


Position: Vision Correction Lead Consultant

Languages: English and Czech

Role: Free consultations over the phone, customer service, patient coordination


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990 EUR

How much does cataract surgery with mofocal toric lens cost?
The price per eye for the surgery in Prague includes:

  • intraocular non-laser eye surgery performed by a highly qualified eye surgeon
  • all medication required for the surgery and postoperative care
  • all postoperative examinations for up to 1 year after the surgery
  • Acrysof yellow Toric lens, Alcon protective gel and 2.2 mm microincision system in the basic price and without extra charges

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

Cataract Surgery - procedures

Cataract Surgery € 845
Cataract Surgery with Toric Lens€ 990
Cataract Surgery with Trifocal (Multifocal) Lens€ 1350
Cataract Surgery with Trifocal Lens€ 1350
Cataract Surgery with Trifocal Toric lens€ 1700
* For laser assisted refractive lens exchange and laser assisted cataract surgery, please refer to the laser assisted lens exchange page.

* Indicative pricing only, please contact us for your personalised quote with up to date pricing.

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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.

How is cataract surgery done?

Cataract surgery with monofocal toric lenses is performed in local anaesthesia. The cloudy lens is painlessly crushed with ultrasound and removed through a microincision. Our experienced cataract surgeon implants a new high quality Acrysof monofocal toric yellow lens.

How long does 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.  Next day is post-operative check up.

Both eyes cataract surgery takes only 5 days in Prague. A thorough preoperative examination precedes the surgery in order to make and order custom-made toric lenses 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 IOL 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. 

Which cataract lens is right for me?

The standard cataract surgery with IOL monofocal toric 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. Multifocal and multifocal toric versions of cataract lenses are also available.

What methods do you offer?

The price quoted is for a standard method where a small incision is made by our experienced cataract surgeon. We also offer a so called femtosecond cataract procedure where the incision is performed by a femtosecond laser LenSx hence achieving even greater precision and faster recovery times.

Why travelling abroad and avoid waiting times?

The cataract surgery with monofocal toric 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, the monofocal toric lenses are of highest quality for a fraction of the cost, each patient is treated as a VIP patient.

EU refunds

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. 

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Cataract Surgery with Toric Lens in Prague, Czech Republic, abroad also stands for cataract removal, cloudy lens removal, cataract toric lens implant or removal of cloudy lens. Patients with stronger astigmatism and suffering from cataract that come to us also contacted NHS, HSE, Bupa and other national health care providers and also Optimax, Optical Express, UltraLase, Lexum, Refrakcni Centrum, Accuvision, Optegra and many private providers of eye care. They were interested in how much more expensive the toric lens implants are or how much do the toric lenses cost.
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