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Treatment of cataract in Israel

We`ve found 9 specialized hospitals for treatment of cataract

What you need to know about cataract treatment in Israel?

  • Over the past 25 years, 812,112 cataract operations have been conducted in Israel.
  • Surgical techniques have changed from a manual method of removing cataracts using a scalpel (56% in 2001) to a laser method (98.7% in 2016).
  • Treatment of cataracts in Israeli clinics is most often performed on an outpatient basis.
  • The time of the operation varies from 10 to 30 minutes
  • The cost of the operation will be from $ 4,000 to $ 6,000, depending on the level of the Israeli clinic, the stage of the disease and the method of treatment.
With the Bookimed support, 186 patients received individual program for treatment of cataract
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With the Bookimed support, 2228 patients received individual treatment program in Sourasky Medical Center
9.2 average rate of the hospital
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A gold medal for the quality and safety of treatment ®

In 2014, the clinic received international accreditation from the Joint Commission International.

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In the Ophthalmological Center. Suraski diagnose and treat eye diseases in adults and children. Annually, surgeons-ophthalmologists of the clinic conduct more than 1,600 operations.

Treatment of cataracts occurs within one day, without hospitalization. During the operation, the old lens is replaced with a new, synthetic (intraocular lens).

Diagnostics

Cataracts are diagnosed in 2-3 days. The main method of diagnosis is the consultation of an ophthalmologist. The doctor examines the fundus and measures the intraocular pressure. Preoperative diagnosis also includes a blood test from a vein and an ECG.

Cataract diagnostic before OP 500 $
Consultation of an ophthalmologist 700 $
Treatment

Diagnosis and removal of cataracts is carried out within 2-3 days. Ophthalmologists use only modern methods of cataract treatment, namely - ultrasound and laser lens removal, laser capsulotomy (with secondary cataracts). The procedure for replacing the lens is called phacoemulsification.

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With the Bookimed support, 517 patients received individual treatment program in Sheba Medical Center
9 average rate of the hospital

1,000 successful cataract operations per year

The clinic specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus treatment. Here, such congenital anomalies as cataract and glaucoma are diagnosed and treated.

Annually, the department receives 3 000 patients in a day hospital and 40 000 outpatients.

Ophthalmologists also treat lens injuries and complications after previous operations.

Diagnostics
Предоперационная диагностика может занимать до 2 дней
Consultation of an ophthalmologist 400 $
Treatment

The clinic uses microsurgical methods. The operation to replace the cloudy lens is under local anesthesia and takes no more than 30 minutes.

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With the Bookimed support, 444 patients received individual treatment program in Rambam Medical Center
9.2 average rate of the hospital

The medical center employs 3 Nobel Prize laureates

In 2004, Professors Aaron Cechanover, Avram Hershko and Irwin Rose received an award for their achievements in biochemistry.

In the clinic, Rambam treats congenital and acquired eye diseases in adults and children. To treat cataracts in the clinic use a laser LenSx American company Alcon.

Diagnostics

Diagnosis of cataract will take from 1 to 2 days.

Cataract diagnostic before OP 450 - 550 $
Consultation of an ophthalmologist 270 - 430 $
Treatment

Cataracts are treated with an ophthalmic laser. It makes the operation as accurate and less traumatic (inlet only 2 - 2.2 mm), and also shortens the recovery period.

The operation is performed on an outpatient basis, within a few hours after the end of the procedure the patient can leave the hospital with an attendant. The duration of the operation is 15 minutes on average.

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