A cataract is a cloudy area in the lens of your eye; it can be in one eye or both and are very common as you get older.
There are over 180,000 cataract surgeries performed annually in Australia, making it the most common surgical procedure. As such, the waiting list for surgery in public hospitals for cataract surgery can be up to 365 days.
When a cataract first appears, most people do not experience too much vision disability; however, cataracts can gradually progress and lead to vision loss over time. Symptoms of cataracts include;
It is always best to discuss with your optometrist or general practitioner what the best treatment option is for you.
If you have been referred for cataract surgery and would like to speak with one of our surgeons participating in our Rapid Path to Treatment program, call 1800 167 846 or complete the form below, and our team will contact you within two business days.
National Eye Institute, 2021
The total price advertised is for the surgery, anaesthetics, and hospital fees associated with this procedure.Additional fees will be payable to your specialist for consultation and follow-up appointments.
The Rapid Path to Treatment packages are a fixed cost, and the price will include the following:
What is NOT include:
*Our goal is to include as much care as possible in our price. Though, certain things are not included as they may not be necessary for the procedure or other reasons, such as an overnight stay in the hospital. Our team aims to ensure that you or your nominated next kin is made aware of any additional charges that may be incurred outside of the bundle package you proceed with; informed financial consent will be provided should this occur.