Inside our dedicated eye hospitals, our recognised experts perform the full spectrum of vision correction all under one roof, including the latest lens replacement surgery techniques, offering a profound experience for every patient.

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Optegra’s lens replacement surgery (Clarivu) with a multi-focal lens uses pioneering techniques to improve your eyesight, reduce your dependence on glasses, and remove or prevent cataracts. Achieving the successful outcomes you’d expect from the UK’s most trusted specialist eye hospital group.

Inside our dedicated eye hospitals, our recognised lens replacement experts will assess your individual needs and deliver a precision treatment using state-of-the-art technology – helping to improve your vision, so you can live a fuller life.

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Find out in seconds if you are suitable for a lens replacement consultation from Optegra, the UK’s No. 1 eye specialist.

Lens replacement
(Clarivu) prices

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Total £3495 per eye
48 months £87.78 per month
24 months £145.62 per month
12 months £291.25 per month

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Top 10 lens replacement questions

It’s natural to be hesitant before a procedure. Take a look at our top 10 list and we can hopefully put your mind at ease.
Can I have both eyes done at the same time?

Typically, your Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon will not perform the lens replacement procedure on both eyes at the same time. Each eye will require a separate procedure, although they can both generally be done within a few weeks of each other.

Can I have lens replacement if I’ve had laser eye surgery previously?

Yes, but it may restrict the range of lenses available to you. Your Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon will discuss all your options at a free consultation.

How can I book a free lens replacement consultation?

Booking your consultation is simple. You can call our freephone number on 0800 358 0825 or book online here. Alternatively you could attend one of our open evenings with a consultant surgeon and have all your questions answered and take a tour of the hospital.

How quickly will my vision be restored?

Your sight should return a few hours after the operation although it may be blurry for the first couple of days. Vision normally improves quickly over the next week or two, reaching its optimum at 4-6 weeks.

I’m under 50, am I suitable for lens surgery?

You are only suitable for lens surgery if you have presbyopia, which usually develops in those over 50 years of age. You can find out more about whether lens surgery is for you here or at a free consultation with a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, who will conduct a detailed eye assessment. 

I’ve got cataracts. Can I still have lens surgery?

Yes, if you already have a cataract or the beginnings of one it will be removed during the procedure. Lens surgery also prevents you from ever needing cataract surgery.

What is lens surgery?

Lens surgery is a sophisticated development of cataract surgery, one of the world’s most frequently performed surgical procedure. The natural lens of the eye is permanently replaced with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL) and typically takes 20 minutes per eye.

When can I go back to work?

Providing you do not work in a dusty or smoky environment (which we recommend avoiding for around two weeks after surgery), you should be able to go back to work after three days, or whenever your eye feels comfortable again.

Will I be able to stop wearing glasses or contact lenses?

The lens used in the procedure can focus at different distances, which could give you clearer close up vision but not all patients will be able to stop wearing glasses or contact lenses for all tasks. 

Will I feel any discomfort during the procedure?

The lens surgery procedure is performed under local anaesthetic and is painless. Afterwards, you may experience itching and mild discomfort; this is normal and should disappear in just one or two days.

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