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RLE WITH TRIFOCAL (MULTIFOCAL) LENS

Why wear glasses when you can have your lenses replaced and see perfectly without them?

Refractive Lens Exchange is one of our most popular eye procedures.

The replacement is performed in local anaesthesia and takes only about 10 minutes per eye. During this short surgery, your natural lens is painlessly removed and replaced by an artificial AcrySof IOL.


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  • 100% pain-free laser eye surgery
  • Half price compared to other EU countries
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  • Fully-equipped, Hi-tech vision clinics conveniently located in Prague, Brno, or Bratislava

Procedure details

Trifocal lens implants

Trifocal lens meets the highest requirements for quality and vision perfection to near, intermediate and far distances. It is a great alternative to varifocal lenses (glasses).

Choose from top quality brands including Alcon and Zeiss. We recommend Alcon Acrysof IQ PanOptix and Zeiss AT Lisa for high-resolution images with outstanding contrast sensitivity at all distances and under all light conditions.

Patient Requirements

Refractive lens exchange is suitable for patients over 40 years of age with disorders beyond the scope of laser eye surgery. A free evaluation by our eye surgeons is available for you in order to assess your suitability for the RLE surgery and type of lens implants.

Benefits

The main advantage of RLE is removing all dioptres. It is also a preventive treatment - patients, after refractive lens exchange is no more at risk of cataract and the risk of paroxysmal glaucoma, is substantially reduced.

To patients who would also like to get rid of reading glasses, we recommend the multifocal lens exchange method, which is a refractive lens exchange completed with so-called multifocal intraocular lens implantation.

Surgery Performance

RLE is performed in an ambulatory setting during which an optical element (intraocular lens) is permanently implanted in the eye. It takes about 10 minutes per eye. The patient can leave the clinic immediately after the surgery. The next day is post-operative check-up.

The most popular are Alcon Acrysof lenses and Zeiss lenses. The standard RLE is performed with Alcon Acrysof lenses. Intraocular lenses AcrySof Restor are produced by Alcon, an American company, and have been approved for use by the European Union and the USFDA.

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FAQS

How long do I have to stay in the Czech Republic?

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Laser eye surgery generally takes three days, while cataract surgery and lens replacement require a minimum of five days.

What if I will have issues with my eyes after I return home?

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It is sporadic that you would see unplanned postoperative care once home. However, if you notice any vision changes, it is best to have your eyes checked soon by your ophthalmologist at home. It is also possible to schedule an appointment at our clinic.

When can I return to normal activities?

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You may return to your everyday life two days after treatment with all eye surgeries. Lens replacement and cataract surgery require more care, however. You will use eye drops for 4 weeks after the surgery. You’ll need to be more cautious during this time. For example, no public pool, no heavy lifting, avoiding contact sports, or risk of injury to the eye.

Driving is usually possible from the 3rd to the 7th day after the surgery. However, because of the individual process of neuroadaptation, it may take longer for some clients to feel comfortable driving. You’ll need to visit your local designated transportation authority to remove “lenses required for driving.

Prices

Treatment abroad with Praga Medica

We make it easier for English and German-speaking people to achieve a better quality of life through top-notch and affordable medical procedures in the heart of the EU.

Thanks to a personal approach, we guide the client safely through the entire process, choosing from a wide range of services to a smooth course of treatment.

We have become the eye surgery market leader with a long history of eye surgeries, high standards, and lower prices. We use the best technologies and methods, and the range of procedures performed each year gradually increases.