Tongue-Tie Division Surgery

Request for a referral for tongue-tie division surgery.

Related keywords
Ankyloglossia, breastfeeding, aberrant structures
Who can apply
General Practitioner
Referral routes
Criteria Based Access

Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a problem affecting some babies with a tight piece of membrane between the underside of their tongue and the floor of their mouth (lingual frenulum). It can sometimes affect the baby’s feeding, making it hard for them to attach properly to their mother’s breast.

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Description: This is a Criteria Based Access policy.  If the patient demonstrably meets the specific criteria for treatment, the patient can be referred directly via the appropriate Referral Service with a standard referral letter.