Am I Suitable?

Lens eye surgery is generally used to describe procedures that involve operating within the eye (intra-ocular) rather than on the surface, to either place an artificial implant to correct vision or replace the existing lens of the eye and adjust the prescription at the same time.

These procedures may be appropriate in certain cases where:

  • The prescription is too high or corneal profile (front of the eye) too complex to allow for corneal laser refractive surgery
  • There is already the development of visually significant cataracts (ageing lens of the eye)
  • There is a clinical benefit to an early cataract procedure (for example early lens changes combined with the shallow anterior chamber and high pressures)

Many clinics will offer you only intra-ocular surgery if you are over a certain age and fall within a certain category of prescription. Often this may be as a consequence of limitations of technology but may be presented as a better option suggesting it is “long-lasting” and you “won’t need glasses for reading either” or you “won’t need to have cataracts done later”.

We do see several thousands of patients who have been told elsewhere their only option is the most expensive lens replacement procedure, however many of these patients are too young to undergo such surgeries and it may not be clinically indicated. These patients have gone on to experience great freedom from their glasses and contact lenses through less invasive treatments and techniques, thanks to the larger range of prescriptions and profiles we are able to treat at AccuVision.

The AccuVision team do not have a ‘one size fits all’ approach and when you are seen by our experienced specialists, we will explain to you all the options available and advise on what may be best for you in the short term as well as long term. Our corneal and intra-ocular procedure specialists work together to guide you on what type of procedure will be of most benefit to you while helping you weigh up the potential risks and help you reach a decision with confidence.

A second opinion

We would recommend you speak with one of our Clinical Team to discuss your vision and requirements, at which point we may be better placed to guide you on what options are worth considering.
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      Offer price of £1200 per eye is valid for:
      • WaveFront Optimised Surgery for both eyes. Offer does not apply to a single eye treatment.
      • Myopic prescriptions under -3.50 dioptres only. Prescriptions with other additional conditions/variations may not be eligible and are subject to a detailed evaluation.
      • Prescriptions outside the eligible range are always competitively priced.
      • This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
      • There are no cash alternatives to this offer.
      • All eye surgical procedures carry a level of risk including not obtaining the desired outcomes through to varying levels of visual loss. Your eye surgeon will discuss the risks and benefits including ones specific to your circumstances at the time of your preoperative consultation.
      • AccuVision reserve the right to change or withdraw this offer.