Cataract Pathway Options

UNINSURED PATIENT

FAST TRACK

  • BULK BILLED consultations and surgery
  • QUICK – placed on next available theatre list
  • Standard measurements
  • Cataract ONLY referral
  • Glasses required for reading and possibly all tasks postoperatively

*Hospital and lens fees payable

**NB: Optimum and Premium options are also available to uninsured patients who wish to maximise their results and can afford higher out-of-pocket costs.


INSURED PATIENT

STANDARD

  • NO COST with appropriate health fund coverage
  • BULK BILLED consultations and measurements
  • QUICK – placed on next available theatre list
  • Standard measurements
  • Cataract ONLY referral
  • Glasses required for reading and possibly all tasks postoperatively

OPTIMUM

  • Out-of-pocket costs involved
  • Advanced pre-operative measurements with preparatory eye drops and supplements for at least 4 weeks prior to measurements
  • Advanced precise measurements
  • Comprehensive care
  • Tailor-made monofocal lens
  • Glasses required for reading only postoperatively

PREMIUM

  • Out-of-pocket costs involved
  • Advanced pre-operative measurements with preparatory eye drops and supplements for at least 4 weeks prior to measurements
  • Advanced precise measurements
  • Comprehensive care
  • Tailor-made multifocal lens
  • High chance no glasses required at all postoperatively. Our audited results show 90% chance of spectacle independence

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Locations

CQ Eye Centre

31 Kirkellen Street
North Rockhampton, QLD 4701

CQ Eye Centre

Mater Hospital, Rosella Street
Gladstone, QLD 4680

Bulk Billing available

Bulk billing is available for all cataract related consultations and measurements for eligible patients with a valid Medicare card. Please check with us prior to your consultation to ensure you are eligible to be bulk billed and have chosen the relevant cataract surgery pathway that suits your desires and needs.

Click here for more information on cataract surgery options and cost.

We offer no gap cataract surgery for those patients with the appropriate level of private health insurance and who have chosen this cataract surgery pathway.

Disclaimer: Please remember that medical information provided by this website, in the absence of a visit with a health care professional, must be considered as an educational service only. This mechanism is not designed to replace a physician’s independent judgment about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure for a given patient. We will do our best to provide you with information that will help you make your own health care decisions.

Central Queensland Cataract Centre

Central Queensland Cataract Centre