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Eye care

If you have problems with your eyesight then find a spare day in your schedule so that you can come to Riga! The ophthalmologists that you can find here carry out large-scale ocular health and vision diagnostics, offer vision various improvement options, and also provide inpatient and outpatient care.

The Latvian American Eye Centre (LAAC) is the first private eye clinic in the Baltic States. It was created according to the unique US ‘eye clinic’ model and is based on patient care using modern forms of technology and a high level of expertise.

The LAAC offers complete vision and ocular health diagnostics, the treatment of eye diseases in adults and children, various types of outpatient eye surgeries (including the removal of internal and external neoplasms from eyelids and other parts of the eye), cataract surgeries by means of implanting a monofocal or multifocal intraocular lens, glaucoma surgeries, retinal dissection surgeries, strabismus surgeries, plastic surgeries for eyelids for medical or aesthetic purposes, Hi-Definition Vision correction surgeries by means of implanting an intraocular collamer lens (ICL and TICL), corneal transplantation surgeries, intravitreal injections in the case of macular or retinal pathology, laser therapy in the case of glaucoma, retinal pathology and diabetic retinopathy, and orders for individual (custom-made) contact lenses and glasses.

Diagnostics and treatment are carried out under the supervision of highly qualified personnel using the highest quality ophthalmologic equipment, which is regularly inspected and is certified according to EU and US quality standards.

At Valter’s Prosthetic Laboratory, which is the only ophthalmologic prosthetics company in the Baltic States, competent and certified specialists produce high-quality ocular prostheses from materials made in Germany, the USA, and Canada. These prostheses ensure excellent cosmetic results and maximum functionality, allowing the recipient to interact effortlessly with their environment. It is important that individual prostheses are produced within a single day and all prostheses come with a two year warranty.

Dr. Kuzņecov’s Eye Microsurgery Centre was established in 1998. Based on many years of his own experience (having carried out over 15,000 surgeries in Latvia and Russia) and as the clinic’s founder and head, Dr. Kuzņecovs thoroughly analyses and evaluates each patient’s symptoms, and offers them the most appropriate method of treatment method: correction with glasses and contact lenses, microsurgery, implants, laser and conductive radiowave correction, and so on, using the latest generation FDA-certified set of laser equipment, the Allegretto Wave Eye-Q, the Allegro Topolyzer, Allegro Analyser, and Zyoptix XP microkeratome.

D. Lukin’s Eye Clinic is one of pioneers in vision correction surgery in Latvia. Over 7,000 Latvian and foreign patients have appreciated the clinic’s work since its opening in 2003. The most demanded services include vision correction surgeries with laser technology using the fastest and most accurate Wavelight® EX500 excimer-type laser (the only one in the Baltic countries). This equipment helps to solve problems in terms of short-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism. Wavefront Lasik, Femto Lasik and Trans-epi Lasik vision correction methods guarantee safety and accuracy during surgery and the best results afterwards. It is important that you can leave the clinic within a couple of hours of undergoing surgery.

Last updated: 
23.01.2015