Lens Replacement Surgery Costs

Written by Joy Watford

1st July 2022

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  • 8th Nov 2021: Monofocal & Multifocal lens surgery prices added.
  • 2nd Feb 2022: Optegra Monofocal Lens price increased by £296 to £3,295 and multifocal increased by £100 to £3,595.
Lens Surgery Type (Prices are per eye) Consultation From To
Refractive Lens Exchange (Monofocal Lens) Free up to £350 £1,995 £3,995
Refractive Lens Exchange (Multifocal Lens) Free up to £350 £3,195 £4,500
Implantable Contact Lens Free up to £350 £2,495 £3,795
Cataract Surgery Free up to £295 £2,495 £4,300

Refractive Lens Exchange Costs By Clinic

Clinic Consultation Monofocal (Per Eye) Multifocal (Per Eye)
Optical Express £0 £1,995* £3,195
Optimax £0 £2,945 £3,495
Optegra £0 £3,295 £3,595
Center For Sight £350 £3,150 – £3,995 ** £4,100 – £4,500 **

Prices per eye accurate as of 1st July 2022.

*18.6% of patients assessed at consultation had one or both eyes with a prescription which qualified for surgery at this price point.

** Higher price is for Toric lenses which are required for higher prescriptions.

Lens Surgery Type
(Prices are per eye)
Deposit*10 Months36 Months 
Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE / CLE)£0 up to £1,250£250 (0% APR)£64 (11.5% APR) 
Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL / IOL)£0 up to £1,250£200 (0% APR)£51 (11.5% APR) 
Cataract Surgery£0 up to £1,250£250 (0% APR)£64 (11.5% APR)