ICL procedure is best suited to people with high myopia, for whom laser
procedures are not safe, and for patients with high hyperopia, if an
eye examination confirms adequate space for the ICL.
What disorders can the ICL treat?
The ICL can be used to treat:
Myopia (short-sightedness) between – 5 and –20 dioptre
Myopia and astigmatism
Hyperopia (long-sightedness) up to + 20 dioptres
Costs for ICL surgery:
costs for ICL surgery includes a hospital admission, an anesthetic fee,
a surgical fee and the cost of the implant itself, especially designed
for each eye.
The total cost is around $4500 per eye.
Neither Medicare nor health insurance companies provide any rebate for ICL surgery.