Blepharoplasty

Request for a referral for removal of excess skin (dermatochalasis) from the eyelids (blepharoplasty).

Related keywords
Drooping eye lid, puffy bags below the eyes, excess tissue above the upper eyelids (dermatochalasis)
Who can apply
General Practitioner
Referral routes
Prior Approval

Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure performed to correct puffy bags below the eyes and excess tissue above the upper eyelids (dermatochalasis). It can improve appearance and widen the field of peripheral vision and is usually done for cosmetic reasons.

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Filename: BLEPHAROPLASTY.PDF
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Description: This is a Prior Approval policy.  Please complete the PA application form for all patients requiring this intervention.  IF the patient clearly meets the criteria, please forward the application to the EFR Team and await confirmation of funding before making a referral.
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Description: Please complete this form for all patients requiring this intervention. IF the patient clearly meets the criteria, please forward the application to the EFR Team and await confirmation of funding before making a referral.