Discounted Services

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We offer a wide range of treatments, including laser refractive surgery. Call 310-825-5000 to find out more about our services.

The LRC offers discounts for patients who opt to have surgery performed by a UCLA trainee.

Zeiss VisuMax Laser

Zeiss VisuMax Laser

A third-year resident creates a flap for LASIK using a Zeiss VisuMax femtosecond laser.

Alcon WaveLight EX500 Laser

Alcon WaveLight EX500 Laser

Preparing the Alcon WaveLight EX500 for an excimer laser ablation procedure.

We have two categories of ophthalmologist trainees.

The first is fellows who have completed medical school, an internship, and 3 years of ophthalmology residency training. Our fellows are currently undergoing an additional year of anterior segment eye surgery training. A UCLA faculty ophthalmologist supervises their procedures. Charges associated with fellow care are shown below.

The charges are per eye and should be doubled if both eyes will undergo surgery.

1. Fellow in Training Discount

Procedure Total Cost (per eye)
LASIK $1,000
PRK $1,000
SMILE $250
PCRI/AK $1,000

The second consists of 3rd year residents who have completed medical school, an internship, and 2 years of ophthalmology residency training. A UCLA faculty ophthalmologist supervises their procedures. Charges associated with resident care are shown below.

The charges are per eye and should be doubled if both eyes will undergo surgery.

2. Resident in Training Discount

Procedure Total Cost (per eye)
LASIK $1,000
PRK $1,000
SMILE $250
PCRI/AK $1,000

Any required enhancement or treatment of a complication will be performed by a trainee, often different from the one who performed the initial procedure, but under faculty supervision, if a discounted service is chosen.

To schedule a consultation with a fellow or resident in training, make this request known when you call a UCLA faculty ophthalmologist to schedule your screening examination.

The 10% Bruin discount is not available to those electing the trainee discount.

NOTE: All prices are subject to change without notice.