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The Latvian American Eye Center

The Latvian American Eye Center

67 859 664 ext: 17938

A.Deglava street 12 A, Riga, LV1009Latvia

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Opening hours

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Prices from € 30 - Enquire for a fast quote from The Latvian American Eye Center. Outstanding ServiceScore™: 9.0 from 16 votes.

Popular Treatments

Eye Specialist Consultation

Intravitreal injection (for one eye) from € 145
Complex hard contact lenses specialist' s visit (for both eyes) from € 80
Special service ophthalmologist appointment (includes an accompanying person from our clinic, individually arranged time of the appointment during the doctor's working hours and a prepared discharge note in Latvian, Russian or English) from € 180
Optometrist' s visit (for both eyes) from € 30
Hygiene of upper and lower eyelids with Blephex unit (for both eyes) from € 59
Complete eye examination (for both eyes) from € 45
Complete eye examination for children (for both eyes) from € 40
Strabismus surgery (for one eye) from € 720
Cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation and phacoemulsification or irrigation-aspiration, incl.price for intraocular lens (for one eye) from € 730
Exchange of intraocular lens (for one eye) from € 620
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About The Latvian American Eye Center

Latvian American Eye Center (LAAC) is the first and unique model of a private eye clinic in the Baltic States based on principles of patient care and state-of-the-art technology famous in the USA to provide specialist eye treatment for adults and children. 

The Center was founded by the American Professor John Joseph McDermott in 1993 and since then it has developed into a well-equipped and established world-class clinic offering our services to local as well as foreign patients.  

In the diagnostic and treatment process Hi-Tech, advanced, tested and certified equipment matching the EU and USA quality standards are used by professionally trained and skilled personnel.  

"Excellence in eye care and education"  

Our mission is to efficiently use the available professional opportunities to progress and pass the knowledge further for the whole ophthalmology to develop, while patients are guaranteed professional and advanced service.  

We want to treat you in the best way possible  

Professionalism, technology and cooperation between the patient and the doctor are the corner stones of out mission. 

Customer oriented approach

Patient care is our top priority. Careful examination of the eye and the evaluation of individual case will determine what treatment is most suitable. 

Diagnostic foundation 

In the diagnostic and treatment process Hi-Tech, advanced, tested and certified equipment matching the EU and USA quality standards are used by professionally trained and skilled personnel. 

Expertise 

17 doctors and 75 other staff members are working together to provide the service and expertise for our patients to the highest standard. The Latvian American Eye Center is proud to employ a highly-skilled and qualified group of ophthalmic doctors and surgeons. The team constantly updates its ophthalmic knowledge through international programmes. Our team also continues to attend medical conferences and seminars in the USA, U.K., Australia, India, Germany, Denmark and Sweden to seek professional perfection. 

Our history has been marked by constant attention to patient care, and is symbolized by 3 values - professionalism, technology, trust between doctor and patient. 

All our medical staff are: 

  • qualified and certificated professionals; 
  • trained in their specialty; 
  • update their medical skills constantly; 
  • familiar in dealing with the needs and demands of foreign patients; 
  • skilled in a variety of languages. 

Quality Control 

In The Latvian American Eye Center experienced and highly qualified specialists use advanced medical technology and equipment to reach the best results in vision diagnostics for adults and children. 

Our clinic has grown to be a stable and internationally recognized medical facility, offering services to local patients as well as foreigners. 

The knowledge, competence and professionalism of our staff is seen through constant progress, self-improvement and positive attitude towards patients. 

In order to ensure full accomplishment of each departmental task, LAAC has developed and implemented Quality Management System in accordance with the requirements of LVS EN ISO 9001:2017 standard. 

LAAC provides execution of the binding regulations and continual improvement of our services, updating the quality management system and environmental management sections. 

We are nature friendly and determined to reduce potential harm to environment: 

  • effective use of natural resources (water, electricity, fuel); 
  • acknowledging, evaluation and systematic monitoring of potential hazard; 
  • reduced waste; 
  • recycling; 
  • correct disposal of chemical substances. 

Every member of our staff, apart from the direct duties, is responsible and does his best to promote and involve in the teamwork of keeping our quality high. 

Happy Previous Patients 

Excellent quality and honest pricing give results – our previous patients have graded our services on the highest quality. We do everything not to fall below this high standard. 42 136 patients served in 2018! 

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Accreditations

  • ISO Certification - International Organization for Standardization (International) 

Premises

Parking - FreeAccessible to disabled peoplePublic transport access - Trolleybus Nr. 11; 22 .Wheelchair accessible toiletAccess without stepsDisabled parkingPatient bathroomWireless access

Clinic services

Emergency service - We provide 24 H emergency landline for questions and inquiresHome visits - On demandOpen 24 hours - Service provided for inpatients onlyOpen weekends - On demand

Travel services

International travelLocal travelLocal accommodation - We are happy to advice and recommend accommodations, help with the bookings and allocate the most convenient locationsTranslation services - On demand/ for additional costLocal guide - On demand/ for additional costPick up service from hotel - On demand/ for additional costPick up service from airport - On demand/ for additional cost

Languages spoken

EnglishLatvianRussian

Eye Care

from € 730

Cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation and phacoemulsification or irrigation-aspiration, incl.price for intraocular lens (for one eye)

  • Cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation and phacoemulsification (one eye)
  • Extracapsular cataract phacoemulsification with implantation of multifocal intraocular lens (one eye)
  • Extracapsular cataract phacoemulsification with implantation of toric intraocular lens (one eye)
from € 35

Emergency visit

Eye Specialist Consultation
from € 145

Intravitreal injection (for one eye)

from € 80

Complex hard contact lenses specialist' s visit (for both eyes)

from € 180

Special service ophthalmologist appointment (includes an accompanying person from our clinic, individually arranged time of the appointment during the doctor's working hours and a prepared discharge note in Latvian, Russian or English)

from € 30

Optometrist' s visit (for both eyes)

from € 59

Hygiene of upper and lower eyelids with Blephex unit (for both eyes)

from € 45

Complete eye examination (for both eyes)

from € 40

Complete eye examination for children (for both eyes)

from € 720

Strabismus surgery (for one eye)

Glaucoma Treatment
from € 85

Complex glaucoma examination (OCT, intraocular pressure measurement, digital visual field) (for both eyes)

from € 400

Glaucoma surgery (for one eye)

Intraocular Lenses
from € 255

Removal of intraocular lens (for one eye)

€ 1400 - € 1940

Vision correction with intraocular collamer lens EVO VISIAN ICL

Keratoplasty
from € 4005

Corneal transplantation - Keratoplasty (for one eye)

from € 2305

Repeated corneal transplantation - Keratoplasty (for one eye)

from € 620

Exchange of intraocular lens (for one eye)

from € 455

Anterior vitrectomy (for one eye)

Plastic Surgery

€ 400 - € 1500

Plastic surgery of ye lids - Blepharoplasty

  • Plastic surgery of eyelids - with medical indications (one lid)
  • Ptosis surgery (one lid)
  • Cosmetic plastic surgery of eyelids (one lid)

Laser Eye Surgery

from € 600

Trans Epi-LASIK laser vision correction (for 1 eye)

from € 45

Laser Eye Surgeon Consultation

LASIK
from € 475

LASIK laser vision correction (for 1 eye)

from € 1000

Femto LASIK laser vision correction (for 1 eye)

from € 1500

SMILE laser vision correction (for 1 eye)

The Latvian American Eye Center - A.Deglava street 12 A, Riga, LV1009,

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Ms Elvita Rekena - International Patient Coordinator at The Latvian American Eye Center

Ms Elvita Rekena

Job Title:
  International Patient Coordinator
Specialisations:
  Optometry, Ophthalmology, Eye Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery
Languages:
  English, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
Ms Elvita Rekena is Latvian American Eye Center’s project manager, experienced in customer service. With individual approach she will take care of each patient’s inquiry. 
Dr Indars Lacis - Surgeon at The Latvian American Eye Center

Dr Indars Lacis

Job Title:
  Surgeon
Languages:
  English, German, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
  • Certified ophthalmologist, laser ophthalmologist, surgeon; 
  • Diagnosis and therapy of retinal diseases (laser therapy, intravitreal injections);
  • Laser Vision Correction, Cataract Surgery;
  • Glaucoma diagnosis and therapy;
  • Education in clinics in USA, Germany, Austria, Spain, Belgium, Italy, England, France;
  • Member of Latvian Eye Doctors Association;
  • Member of the European Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 
Dr Mara Briede - Surgeon at The Latvian American Eye Center

Dr Mara Briede

Job Title:
  Surgeon
Languages:
  English, French, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
  • Cataract, glaucoma, vitreoretinal surgery;
  • Member of the European Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery;
  • Annual cataract surgery congresses, participation in the congresses organised by the American Ophthalmology Academy;
  • Head ophthalmologist-surgeon in Latvian American Eye Center. 
Dr Ieva Kulniece - Doctor at The Latvian American Eye Center

Dr Ieva Kulniece

Job Title:
  Doctor
Languages:
  English, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
  • Children ophthalmology and strabology;
  • Participant in European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society congresses (EPOS) and European strabology congresses; 
  • Participant in European and Baltic ophthalmology symposiums;
  • Member of Association of Doctors of Latvia.
Dr Gunta Blezura-Udre - Surgeon at The Latvian American Eye Center

Dr Gunta Blezura-Udre

Job Title:
  Surgeon
Languages:
  English, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
  • Certified ophthalmologist-surgeon;
  • Cataract, glaucoma diagnostics and surgical treatment;
  • Participation and presentations in European and Baltic symposiums, as well as European and global glaucoma and cataract world congresses;
  • Member of the Association of Doctors of Latvia and World Glaucoma Association;
  • Lecture reading for doctors and pharmacologists in educational seminars and workshops.

Dr Iveta Mezatuca - Surgeon at The Latvian American Eye Center

Dr Iveta Mezatuca

Job Title:
  Surgeon
Languages:
  English, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
  • Eye plastic surgery, cataract surgery;
  • Member of the Association of Ophthalmologists of Latvia;
  • Regular participant in congresses for ophthalmologists in Europe, as well as conferences organised by the Association of Ophthalmologists of Latvia. 
Dr Ilze Sveiduka - Surgeon at The Latvian American Eye Center

Dr Ilze Sveiduka

Job Title:
  Surgeon
Languages:
  English, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
  • Certified ophthalmologist-surgeon;
  • Cataract, refractive surgery (ICL), corneal transplantationParticipant in Latvian, Baltic, European and USA ophthalmology seminars, symposiums and congresses. 
Dr Marija Krumina - Doctor at The Latvian American Eye Center

Dr Marija Krumina

Job Title:
  Doctor
Languages:
  English, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
  • Certified ophthalmologist-surgeon;
  • Specialized in strabismus surgery for children and adults;
  • Participant of Latvian, European, Baltic, Russian ophthalmology seminars and congresses. 
Dr Ilze Strautmane - Doctor at The Latvian American Eye Center

Dr Ilze Strautmane

Job Title:
  Doctor
Languages:
  English, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
  • Certified ophthalmologist, neuroophthalmologist;
  • Participant of Latvian, European, Baltic  and American ophthalmology symposiums, seminars and congresses. 
Dr Ingrida Sargune - Doctor at The Latvian American Eye Center

Dr Ingrida Sargune

Job Title:
  Doctor
Languages:
  English, Russian, Latvian
Biography:
  • Certified ophthalmologist;
  • Retinal disease diagnostics, treatment and laser surgery; 
  • Participant of Latvian, European and Baltic ophthalmology symposiums, seminars and congresses. 
67 859 664 ext: 17938

A.Deglava street 12 A, Riga, LV1009Latvia