Facial Surgery and Treatment

Request for a referral for facial surgery and treatment (facelift).

Related keywords
Brow lift, Cosmetic facial injections, Facelift or Rhytidectomy, Laser Surgery for sun damage, ageing and wrinkles, Lip Enhancement including lipotransfer, Reshaping of the Check including implants and lipotransfer, Reshaping of the Chin including Implants and lipotransfer
Who can apply
General Practitioner
Referral routes
Exceptional Funding Request Panel

Facial Surgery can relate to any procedure to alter the appearance of a patient’s face including:

  • brow lift
  • cosmetic facial injections
  • facelift or rhytidectomy
  • laser surgery for sun damage, ageing and wrinkles
  • lip enhancement including lipotransfer
  • reshaping of the check including implants and lipotransfer
  • reshaping of the chin including Implants and lipotransfer.

These procedures would normally be considered cosmetic and are not routinely funded by the NHS.

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Description: This is an Exceptional Funding Request policy.  Referral can only be made following authorisation from the CCG’s Exceptional Funding Request Panel. Applications can only be considered by the Panel if there is clear evidence that the patient’s clinical circumstances or condition are exceptional, i.e. there is something about the patient’s condition or circumstances that differentiates them, […]