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Treatment Journey

Your 5 step journey to

visual excellence.



A thorough and in-depth initial assessment is performed to determine if you are a suitable candidate for your preferred treatment


meet your Consultant

At this meeting with your Surgeon, we will identify and discuss a recommended, fully personalised treatment pathway



You’ll meet our Patient Care Manager to discuss treatment details and financial arrangements during your visit.


Have your treatment

On your procedure day, our Nurse and Clinical Team ensure your comfort, making the virtually painless surgery a swift experience.


comprehensive after care

Our aftercare package ensures safety and successful treatment. This can be achieved locally through our widespread ophthalmic partnerships throughout Ireland

What are the types of Cataract procedures available, and what outcomes can I expect?

Cataract surgery comes in two main forms: phacoemulsification, a common day procedure using ultrasound to remove the cloudy lens through a small incision, and extracapsular surgery, which requires a larger incision to replace the lens with an intraocular lens (IOL). The choice of IOL is based on your eye’s characteristics.
    • Improved vision results: The vast majority of cataract surgery patients enjoy improved clarity of vision and colour vision. This is because lens implants are selected to compensate for existing focusing problems.
    • Improved safety and health: Enhanced vision results mean that cataract surgery patients typically experience less falls or accidents.
    • Renewed confidence: Enjoy a new lease of life with your improved clarity of vision.

What is Cataract Surgery?

Professor Moore discusses your cataract surgery treatment options.

At Cathedral Eye Clinic, our highly skilled Ophthalmic Surgeons provide patients with the confidence of knowing that they receive full and comprehensive clinical care. Led by Professor Moore, specialists in refractive cataract surgery combine their expertise in pre-operative assessment and surgical skills to ensure the greatest chances of achieving an ideal surgical and refractive outcome after cataract surgery.

Years of research and exceptional audit data have led Cathedral Eye Clinic to introduce artificial intelligence into biometry examinations. This cutting-edge technology aims to enhance the ability to predict refractive outcomes with even greater accuracy, further assisting in improving surgical results.

Cathedral Eye Clinic is exceptionally fortunate to have a full team of highly specialised vitreoretinal surgeons. This team is equipped to handle any immediate cataract complications and subsequent issues that may arise months or years after surgery. As a tertiary IOL exchange referral centre in Ireland, the Clinic has been providing this essential service for many years.

The clinical team at Cathedral Eye Clinic takes great pride in offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date medical and surgical ophthalmic care. This commitment ensures that patients can confidently choose Cathedral Eye Clinic for their eye surgery, knowing they are in capable hands.

After Care packages

Following all treatments, our personal and comprehensive aftercare package will ensure your recovery is safe and successful. Our clinical team will conduct a full and thorough consultation following your treatment.

Your review appointments will be tailored to your specific needs and will be carried out by our experienced team of Optometrists.

Aftercare appointments take place as follows:

Within one week post-operation

One month post-operation

One-year post-operation

As part of the overall cost of your treatment, we offer one year’s aftercare with an Optometrist*.


Cataract Pathway Package

£ 2895 Per Eye
  • + £180-£240 Consultation with Surgeon
  • One year complimentary Aftercare with an Optometrist*


Here are some common FAQs from our cataract patients.

Cataract surgery is recommended when your vision impairment affects your daily life and cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.

The surgical procedure typically takes around 15-30 minutes per eye.

We provide various advanced techniques, including traditional phacoemulsification and state-of-the-art laser-assisted cataract surgery. The specific type of surgery utilised will be patient-centric and discussed during your initial consultation. 

Before surgery, you’ll undergo a comprehensive eye examination and receive preoperative instructions. You’ll also discuss lens implant options with our experts.

While cataract surgery is generally safe and it’s very rare any complications occur, like any surgery there are potential risks such as infection or retinal detachment. Our experienced surgeons will explain these in detail during your consultation. 

Yes, the Ramada Hotel, St Annes Square is 2-minute walking distance from our Clinic.

Yes, we encourage patients to have a companion or family member accompany them for support, to both their Consultation and Surgery.  During surgery, your companion or family member can wait in our relaxed reception area, or take advantage of the many cafes, shops and local sites within walking distance of our Clinic.

No, the procedure is typically painless. Local anesthesia is used, and you may experience minimal discomfort.

No, our cataract surgeries are outpatient procedures, allowing you to return home the same day.

Most patients can resume light activities within a few days, but please adhere to our post-operative guidelines to ensure a full recovery.

Terms & Conditions

*The fast-tracked appointments are typically within 4-6 weeks. This timeframe can depend on multiple factors.

*The 0% finance is payable over a 24-month period only, 9.9% APR for paying over 3 to 5 years and is subject to multiple factors including but not limited to your credit rating.

*Complimentary care with our Optometry team for one year following surgery, additional treatments or appointments with consultants may incur additional costs

*A laser procedure called YAG laser capsulotomy is occasionally required to sharpen vision 6 months to 3 years after cataract / lens surgery. The formation of a secondary cataract can occur – a condition where the skin of the old lens becomes cloudy. About one in five patients will suffer this complication in the two years following surgery. It is easily treated with a straight-forward laser treatment (YAG laser capsulotomy) while you are fully awake and sitting in a chair. No anaesthetic is needed. The total charge for this procedure and review (including initial consultation) is £450 unilateral and £800 bilateral. Please note that this will be in addition to the fee paid for your procedure.

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