Tongelresestraat 209
5613 DG Eindhoven
040 – 2460024

24 hours contact with a specialist


The clinic

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Your doctor has agreed upon in consultation with you for an eye examination. In this folder you will find additional information on the following ophthalmological examinations:

  • Visual field testing
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Corneal Topography
  • Biometrics
  • Pachymetry

The investigations

An optometrist is conducting the investigation. He will always give you instructions during the investigation. Try to follow these as close as possible.

Visual field testing

A Visual field testing shows the sensitivity of the retina. The test is painless and takes about 15 to 20 minutes. Your eyes will not need drops.

During the investigation, one eye is covered. With your other eye you should look at the light of the center of the sphere. You should try to always look at this light during the procedure. Meanwhile in other places appear in succession small points of light. As soon as you see a bright spot appear, then press the button. This is how your field of vision will be investigated

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

OCT is an examination using infrared light through which your retina and optic nerve are examined. The research is painless and takes about 5 to 10 minutes. Just before the test, you can get an eye drop. This provides a magnification of your pupil. The reaction time of the eye drop is 5 to 10 minutes. In the majority of cases this is not necessary.

During the investigation your chin will be placed on the chin rest and your forehead against the headrest. When you look at the device, you will see red light containing a green dot. During the examination, you must always look at the green dot. The optometrist can then make recordings from your retina and optic nerve.

Corneal topography / Wavefront analysis

In this examination, the shape of the cornea is captured, which is important in the early diagnosis of for example keratoconus. The wavefront analysis crossbar sees the internal imperfections (aberrations). This causes that complaints can be explained which aren’t detectable by standard assessment



A biometric is an echo of the eye at which the axis length of the eye can be determined. This research is always done for cataract surgery in order to be able to determine the correct power of the artificial lens implant.



Pachymetry is an investigation to measure the thickness of the cornea. This is important in a number of corneal defects, and to determine whether an eye is suitable for an excimer laser treatment or an Artisan implant.

The outcome:

Immediately after the examination you get the results and, if necessary, a follow-up appointment at the ophthalmologist.


Regular eye care is 100% compensated under the basic health insurance.

We send invoices for the care directly to your health care provider.

It is imperative that we have the right policy details and ask you to identify yourself on your first visit.

You will get from your health care provider a list of declared costs and the compulsory excess will be deducted with you.


Below the prices (tariffs) of treatments (usually) not reimbursed by the health


Quick Scan

Ophthalmic Research


€ 100,=

PRK Laser treatment

per eye € 1500, =


1st year free readjustment 1st three years free

PTK (treating corneal aberration) 


per eye  € 1800, =

On medical grounds, OZE ask this to your insurance company

Second opinion € 200,=
Inspection license € 75,=
Artisan implant per eye € 2,500, =
Artisan toric implant per eye  € 2750, =
Upper eyelid correction  (both eyes) € 1.250,=
Lower eyelid correction  (both eyes) € 1.500,=









€ 2100, =

Checkups 1st year free

Readjustment 1st year free



Insured health care

Most people have an insurance policy for health care. If you have a refund policy, a youth policy or budget policy could have additional or limiting conditions in force for fees. Check your policy and if in doubt, contact your health care provider.

Oogziekenhuis Eindhoven has made arrangements with all Dutch insurance companies for 2015. This means that the cost of treatment at the Eye Hospital are reimbursed by health insurers.


Own risk

You do have to deal with your own risk you have agreed on with your insurance company.


If your health insurance does not have an agreement with Oogziekenhuis Eindhoven.

If your insurance company has no agreements with the Eye Hospitalrates are included in the standard price list 2015 (Add link) passers rates for Eye Hospital Eindhoven. These costs are directly charged to you by Eye Hospital Eindhoven. The compensation you will receive from your insurance depends on your insurance policy. It is wise to check this in advance with your health care provider. The price list on 2016 is not yet known. Until prices in 2016 are known, we use the price list 2015.


 The CO2 laser is a device that allows highly accurate and can virtually cut the tissue without bleeding. A much younger appearance is the result.

Upper Eyelid Surgery


The treatment

Before surgery the ski is marked by ink to establish how much excess skin can be removed. The eye must be able to close well after treatment. You will be seated on a very comfortable bed, after being instilled with anesthetic eye drops. The skin is removed with the aid of the CO2 laser. Subsequently, excess fat is looked for in the various layers and removed. This can only be done safely with the CO2 laser. The advantage of the removal of fat is that the result is much better and that the result also has a long-lasting effect. The opening through which the fat is removed is closed with a self-soluble continuous suture. The skin is closed with nylon and the stitches are removed after 14 days.


The aftercare

After the treatment you feel a somewhat distressing feeling for several hours. Sometimes the eyelids are thick and blue. Immediately after treatment thin paper patches are applied on the sutures. This allows you to remove the next after making them wet enough (for example, during a shower). The stitches will partly fall out spontaneously and the remainder will be taken out after 14 days. It is recommended, the first night, to lay a towel on your pillow this is due to possible fluids leaking out. The first week after treatment, you must take it easy, do not exercise or perform heavy lifting. During the first days, you can cool the eyelids best with special cooling pack for 10 minutes three times a day. The cooling pack must not be cooled in the freezer but in the fridge. After the upper eyelid surgery you will receive the following:

  • Appointment for the removal of the sutures
  • Cooling pack and sunglasses


Under eyelid surgery

The treatment

With the laser an incision will be made on the inside of the lower eyelid in order to remove the excess fat. If excess skin is present then it is recommended to remove it. Just below the eyelash an incision is made with a radio electric knife.

The skin is loosened and the excess skin is removed. Thereafter, a number of sutures that are placed and removed after 14 days. After healing the scar will not be visible.



During the first days you can best cool the eyelids with the aid of a special cooling pack for 10 minutes 3 times a day. It is vital to cool the cooling pack in the fridge and not in the freezer. After the lower eyelid surgery you will receive the following:

  • Appointment for the removal of the sutures
  • Cooling pack and sunglasses