We have received the highest evaluation of periodic audit ISO 9001-2015
This month a periodic audit of the management system took place in the clinic.
Ministry of Health greetings and appreciation of our work
We are truly pleased to receive the heartful thanks from Ministry of Health on the 25th anniversary of the clinic!
Attention glaucoma patients!
The Latvian American Eye Center invites to participate in the clinical study for increased intraocular pressure reduction in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Chief researcher Dr Alina Suhorukova.
LAAC’s 25-year story – take a look here
In appreciation of the work, investment and trust, support and understanding of our colleagues, patients and partners in the 25th anniversary of the clinic, we have created a video in which we jointly remember times when the Latvian American Eye Center was founded.
Contact lens training
If you are just beginning to use contact lenses, you should know that the clinic provides training in the use of contact lenses. Every new thing or action is initially insecure. There may rise questions as how to do it better, more comfortable, easier, safer, etc.
We are proud of Jurmala Tourism health cluster
We are proud of Jurmala Tourism health cluster who received European Cluster Excellence Initiative bronze-level certificate!
Latvian American Eye Center 25th Anniversary!
On November 26, Latvian American Eye Center turns 25 years old!
Thank you to all our patients and partners - a quarter of a century has been achieved thanks to you too!
Let us succeed in the next 25!
Schedule November 24th!
Schedule November 24th!
We invite you to spend an exciting day with your family at the Simtgades Mother's Congress hosted by Māmiņu klubs and MFD Health group. During the event, let's meet at Latvian American Eye Center's pop-up stand, where we will perform eye refraction measurement and retinal screening, and we will discuss, show and provide advice on both eye and vision health for adults and children.
Changes in clinic's working hours
By celebrating the November holidays, we inform you of minor changes in clinic's working hours:
- On November 17, patients will be accepted and surgeries will take place by prior arrangement;
- On November 18, we will celebrate Latvia's 100th anniversary. Clinic will be closed;
- On November 19, patients will be accepted and surgeries will take place by prior arrangement;
Invite to a charity exhibition
By supporting the project "Art Helps Vision" of the Grata Art Foundation, the Latvian American Eye Center invites to a charity exhibition, in which 13 Latvian artists have donated their work to jointly help patients who need a corneal transplantation.
We are extending working hours
Changes in working hours
As a holiday is announced in honor of the Pope’s Francis visit in Latvia, we will also have a rest on that day.
On 24 September, the doors of the Latvian American Eye Center will be closed.
Oculists are on their way to Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons in Austria
From 22 till 26 september oculists from Latvian American Eye Center will improve their knowledge and lean about the latest developments in the field of eye and vision health participating in the 36th Congress of the European Society of Catarct and Refractive Surgeons in Vienna, Austria.
Now vision correction without laser is also available for older patients
Thanks to the development of medical science, vision correction without laser with insertion of EVO Visian ICL lens is now available to patients over the age of 45 years.
Attention! For PATIENTS 50+ Clinic is undergoing a study on age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
There are retinal diseases such as macular degeneration that can lead to irreversible loss of vision - blindness. Early diagnosing of macular degeneration can stop the progress and reduce its impact on the vision.
A new diagnostic tool - innovation for a precise corneal examination is available
The corneal endothelial microscopy with the latest generation microscope TOMEY EM4000 and digital data processing are now available in the Latvian American Eye Center.
In-home intraocular pressure self-monitoring for 3 days
Self-monitor your intraocular pressure! Now you can do that on your own anywhere, anytime - at home, at work, while traveling!
Changes to days of work
We’ll also celebrate the Song Festival, so on July 09 the LAAC doors will be closed - we’ll enjoy the post-festive holiday.
Let it sound and resound!:)
Eyelid hygiene for preventive vision care
Vision is the dominant sense to most people, so regular taking care of your eyes and vision health should be in everyone's list of preventive health care measures.
To minimize the risk of infection and inflammation in the eyes, it is recommended that eyelid hygiene or the procedure for cleaning the eyelid margins is performed at least once a year. The Latvian American Eye Center handles this procedure promptly and painlessly with the latest generation BlephEx equipment.
Changes in working hours
Changes in working hours:
June 22 8:00 - 17:00
June 22, 23 - Holyday
Happy and joyful holidays!
An emergency visit - the eye doctor’s consultation on the same working day
In cases where a patient is experiencing sudden pain or disease of the eyes, visual impairment, the Latvian American Eye Center provides a visit within one business day.
Intravitreal injections in the case of the age-related macular degeneration
The age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading type of the macular degeneration associated with aging of the eye, causing irreversible damage at the back of the eye.
What does indicate that your eyes needeyelid hygiene? It is evidenced by reddened eyelids and eyes, sensation of burning or foreign body in the eyes, eye discharge, presence of scaly scabs sticking to the eyelashes and in the corners of the eyes, fear of light and even vision impairment. In more severe and longer lasting cases, thickening of the eyelid margins and flaking of the skin can also be observed. If you notice these symptoms, definitely seek advice from an eye doctor.
The Latvian American Eye Centre has become a member of the MFD Medical Group
Since March 15, 2018, The Latvian American Eye Centre has become a member of the MFD Medical Group.
The MFD Medical Group is one of the largest multi-field medical care institutions that provides a wide range of medical services for more than 400,000 patients throughout Riga and Latvia. Using the latest technology and the experience of excellent doctors, the main goal of the MFD Medical Group is to take care of the health of the population, providing timely disease prevention and effective methods of diagnosis and treatment.
We are in a new quality
This spring we are in a new quality - on February 14, 2018, the quality management system LAAC is certified in accordance with the requirements of the standard LVS EN ISO 9001: 2015.
Changes in our business hours during the Holiday
Please, note the changes in our business hours during the Holiday:
Changes in our business hours during the Easter Holiday
Changes in working hours at Easter:
For the holders of the Health Insurance Card discounts also in Latvian American Eye Center
In its 30th anniversary year, the Medical Center ARS gives its regular customers an opportunity to get the ARS Health Insurance Card, by which it is also possible to receive discounts at Latvian American Eye Center.
Illuminated Magnifier - a reading aid
Magnifiers with integrated lighting are increasingly used in magnifying aids. Why so? Because, as we get older, eye tissues are also aging and people often suffer from degenerative diseases of vision, such as age-related macular degeneration. As a result, for instance, a 60 -year-old man may require 15 times more light for reading than it would be required for a 10-year old child.
New! Eyelid exfoliation with the latest generation Blephex equipment
Fast and effective treatment of chronic eyelid inflammation or blepharitis using Blephex equipment. This treatment also prevents the formation of skin plaque and reduces the risk of inflammation.
Discounts for holders of Latvijas Aptieka Silver Card
Take advantage of these offers! Benefits for holders of Latvijas Aptieka Silver Card.
FREE parking lot
FREE parking space is available in the territory of the clinic for our clients.
HOT offer - eye pressure measurer rent
Control your eye pressure! Now you can do that on your own anywhere, anytime - at home, at work, while travelling!
It's big NEWS for glaucoma patients - eye pressure monitoring device use at home. In our clinic you are welcome to buy or rent Icare HOME for a desired period of time.
FREE eye pressure measurement
Each friday Latvian American Eye Center in Riga, A. Deglava Street 12a offers eye pressure measurements for LAAC patients completely FREE of charge
How to choose sunglasses?
Things that will help you choose sunglasses not only for style but also for protection.
Great chance - apply for a free consultation and correct your vision!
Call +(371) 29152722 and apply for FREE consultation about the correction of vision with ICL!
Don't let anything become an obstacle. If you wear prescription glasses or contact lenses, choose to see as good as possible when enjoying active lifestyle as well - visit our clinic and we'll provide you with the best solution for prescription sports glasses, sunglasses and swimming goggles.
Consultation of eye lid plastic surgeon ophthalmologist - Dr.Iveta Mežatuča
Surgery is performed by the certified ophthalmologist and surgeon - dr.Iveta Mežatuča, who has practiced in Denmark, Estonia and USA under the supervision of eye plastic surgeon Michael A.Burnstine, M.D. Call and make your appointment - +371 67272257.
Eye doctor consultation through skype
Your eye doctor just a click away! A new offer - eye doctor consultation through Skype. Contact us if you need an urgent consultation and we'll arrange the most convenient time.