|First appointment||From appointment to treatment|
|2 weeks||9 weeks|
Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.
At Emersons Green treatment centre we offer free NHS treatments to all patients. You are not required to pay if you are an NHS patient and have been referred for treatment by your GP.
If you are unable to receive the treatment you need on the NHS, but don’t have private health insurance, look for this icon to discover the option of paying for yourself.
Cataracts cause blurred vision and glare.
Cataract surgery involves removal of the cloudy lens from the eye and replacing it with an artificial lens. Surgery is done under local anaesthesia as a daycase.
We also offer one-stop cataract surgery. This has the advantage of having the assessment and surgery in just one visit.
Following cataract surgery, some patients may experience blurring due to the opacification of the capsule behind the artificial lens implant. The YAG laser can make an opening in this capsule and restore vision. This treatment is carried out in just one visit.
This involves surgery on eyelids. We perform surgery for:
Please be aware that we are not affected by the NHS announcement to cancel all non-urgent surgery; if you are booked in for an appointment or surgery with us it will still go ahead.