Prices

16th May 2016

Initial consultations

Routine assessments for treatment

Laser refractive £150
Refractive lens £200
Cataract £200
Corneal £200 to £350

Please be advised that if you require additional scans or more in-depth assessment on the day additional fees will apply.

Orthoptics
If a specialist orthoptic assessment is also required in order to assess your suitability for treatment, we can arrange this for you.

Private orthoptic assessment £65

If you have private health insurance
Cataract assessment is usually covered, as are the detailed measurements for corneal conditions. However, insurers differ in their cover so please check with your insurer. Consultations for refractive procedures are not covered by insurers.

Laser refractive surgery

Wavefront-guided procedures

IntraLASIK £4,370
IntraLASIK for complex prescriptions £4,970
LASEK £4,270
LASEK for complex prescriptions £4,870

The above fees cover both eyes.

Your wavefront-guided laser procedure fee includes:
The cost of treatment (Mr Stevens’ surgical fee and Moorfields Eye Hospital facility fee), the post-op drops pack (to take home on the day), follow-up assessments for two years, and any further laser eye treatment within two years if required. Other ophthalmic conditions unrelated to the laser refractive surgery are not included.

Finance options
Moorfields Eye Hospital offers a finance scheme for refractive procedures. More information can be found on our Finance Options page.

Private health insurance does not normally cover laser refractive surgery.

Refractive lens surgery

Femtosecond laser refractive lens surgery (femto-phako)

With advanced technology premium lens £4,280 per eye
With custom made-to-order lenses (if required) quoted on an individual basis

Your refractive lens procedure package fee includes:
The cost of treatment (Mr Stevens’ surgical fee, Moorfields Eye Hospital facility fee, Anaesthetist fee), a premium lens implant, immediate post-op drops (to take home on the day) and follow-up appointments for six months. YAG laser treatment, if required, is NOT included in the procedure fee. Other ophthalmic conditions unrelated to the lens surgery are not included.

Private health insurance does not normally cover refractive lens surgery.

Self-pay cataract surgery

Femtosecond laser cataract surgery (femto-phako)

With advanced technology premium lens £4,280 per eye
With special order or custom made lenses (if required) quoted on an individual basis

Your self-pay cataract procedure package fee includes:
The cost of treatment (Mr Stevens’ surgical fee, Moorfields Eye Hospital facility fee, Anaesthetist fee), a premium lens implant, immediate post-op drops (to take home on the day) and follow-up appointments for six months. YAG laser treatment, if required, is NOT included in the procedure fee. Other ophthalmic conditions unrelated to the cataract surgery are not included.

Insured cataract surgery

If you are insured, cataract surgery is usually covered and this is performed as a day case procedure. Private health insurers require us to bill for each aspect of your treatment separately so the self-pay information above will not apply.

Additional fees which are not usually covered by insurers
Some insurers may cover these costs, although many do not. Please check with your insurer.

Advanced technology premium lens £700 per eye
Femtosecond laser technology (femto-phako)* £605 per eye
Special order or custom made lenses (if required) quoted on an individual basis

*BUPA members - Please be advised that from 1st April 2016, BUPA have changed the patient pathway for cataract surgery and as a result BUPA members are unable to access the latest femtosecond laser technology at Moorfields Eye Hospital. Please contact us to discuss the options available to BUPA members wishing to have cataract surgery performed by Mr Stevens.

Outpatient cover
Follow-up appointments are only covered by insurers if you have outpatient cover.

Private health insurers
A list of the insurers we most commonly use can be found on our Private Health Insurers page.

Responsibility for the settlement of fees
The extent of cover depends on your insurer and your individual policy. Please be advised that it is your responsibility to settle all accounts in full, including any excess or shortfall amounts owed.

BUPA shortfall
Please be aware that BUPA have significantly reduced the benefit they pay towards cataract surgery.

YAG laser capsulotomy

Months or years after cataract or lens surgery, approximately 50% of people have a YAG laser treatment. If this procedure is required, this is not included in the cataract or lens procedure fee.

Self-pay

YAG laser treatment to one eye £600
YAG laser treatment to both eyes £1,185

If you have private health insurance
YAG procedures are usually covered but please check with your insurer. YAG capsulotomy is performed as an outpatient procedure.

Procedure code C7340
Procedure code if BUPA covered and both eyes being treated C7341

Corneal cross-linking

Self-pay

Corneal cross-linking to one eye £1,890
Corneal cross-linking to both eyes £3,185

Your self-pay procedure package fee includes:
The cost of treatment (Mr Stevens’ surgical fee and Moorfields Eye Hospital facility fee), the post-op drops pack (to take home on the day), follow-up assessments for six months. Other ophthalmic conditions unrelated to the cross-linking are not included.

If you have private health insurance
Some insurers may cover cross linking, which is an outpatient procedure. Please check with your insurer.

Procedure code C5130

Photo therapeutic keratectomy (PTK)

Photo therapeutic keratectomy (PTK) covers a wide range of conditions and treatment complexity. As treatment is determined by the individual eye and condition, fees for PTK are quoted on an individual basis. In many cases PTK may be covered by private health insurance, so please check with your insurer.

PTK treatment quoted on an individual basis
Procedure code for insurers C5122

Post-treatment appointments

For appointments that are not included in your self-pay package fee or aftercare period

Follow-up assessment £175
Assessment by Specialist Optometrist £75

Price changes

Prices are correct at the time of writing and are subject to annual review.