Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL)

An Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) is a synthetic lens which is placed in between the iris and the natural lens of the eye. It is an option for people with refractive errors who are not suitable for laser vision correction surgery.

We take time to understand your vision needs and will recommend the best procedure to suit your eyes, your work and your lifestyle.

Implantable contact lens

What is involved in the ICL procedure?

What are the benefits of an ICL?

ICL implantation does not change the thickness or curvature of the cornea like laser surgery does. The implant has a number of benefits:

Who is suitable for an ICL?

Who is not suitable for an ICL?

What are the risks of an ICL?

With more than 200,000 ICL’s implanted around the world since 1997, the ICL has an excellent safety profile compared to other procedures. The following complications are rare but can occur:

Preparing for Surgery

What to expect for your ICL surgery

Prior to surgery

During the procedure

After surgery

For a diagnosis and to discuss treatment options of any eye condition, please make an appointment.