Laser Eye Surgery for Refractive Error

Request for referral for laser eye surgery for refractive error.

Related keywords
Short sighted, Myopia
Who can apply
General Practitioner
Referral routes
Exceptional Funding Request Panel

Laser surgery involves using a laser to burn away small sections of your cornea to correct the curvature so light is less tightly focused through your lens and on to your retina.

(also known as or related to – short sighted and myopia).

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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, or […]