Patients being treated for conditions covered by their private medical insurance need to contact them for information. All the consultants working out of the Stoneygate Eye Hospital are recognised providers for all the major private medical insurance companies.
Patients not covered by private medical insurance will receive a detailed quote of the costs involved in their treatment after their consultation. Estimates of costs can be given before the consultation though these may be revised when a detailed treatment plan is determined, depending on individual requirements. In general, fees include all surgical, anaesthetic and hospital care. These costs are explained in detail below.
The usual first consultation fee is from £175 and follow up fee where appropriate is from £80. Where appropriate, the consultation fee includes a detailed assessment and discussion of the clinical problem. The consultation fee is payable at the end of the appointment and can be made either by cash or cheque. Subsequent pre-operative consultations, where necessary, are usually included in the initial consultation fee.
These may be performed at Stoneygate Eye Hospital or referred to another local facility eg for CT or MRI scan. The fees charged for this will vary and is separate to consultation fee.
For many procedures carried out by Stoneygate Eye Hospital Surgeons standard fee is applicable whilst for some combined or more complex procedures, the surgical fee may vary depending on the extent and complexity of the surgery. An accurate estimate of the fee can be made following your consultation. The estimate of the procedure cost includes the surgical fees, the anaesthetist’s fee (where appropriate), hospital and theatre costs and typically two follow up visits.
The Stoneygate Eye Hospital surgeons operate at a number of well-known private hospitals and the hospital fees charged may vary depending on the particular location chosen since some hospitals charge considerably less than others for particular procedures. The fees usually include the surgical, anaesthetic and hospital charges, routine postoperative care, including two follow up consultations where appropriate.