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Photorefractive surgery for the correction of refractive error

As part of the ongoing review of clinical policies for all the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Lancashire and South Cumbria, we are now seeking views and comments on the latest policy to be reviewed.

The latest draft clinical policies open for patient and public feedback is as follows:

• Policy for the commissioning of photorefractive surgery for the correction of refractive error

The draft policy can be found below. You are invited to read the updated clinical policy before giving your feedback. You can click on the link underneath the policy in order to complete a short survey and give your views.

Draft policy for the commissioning of photorefractive surgery for the correction of refractive error


To help you we have also included a Level of Change document that identifies what has been changed in the updated policy compared to the previous policy.  There is also a Frequently Asked Questions document that may answer any queries you have about the process or about these policies.

Level of change

FAQs — Supplementary_OME__Photorefractive_Surgery

Photorefractive surgery policy

Your comments will be fed back to the CCG as part of the development process.

Comments on the photorefractive surgery and OME policies should be submitted by Friday 3 August.

If you have any further questions about these policies or the process being undertaken contact the CCG or email mlcsu.haveyoursay@nhs.net or ring 01772 214244.

If you require any of these documents in an alternative format such as Braille, larger print, audio, British Sign Language or in a language other than English please contact the Customer Care Team in one of the following ways:

Freephone: 0800 032 2424 Telephone: 01772 777 952 Textphone: 01772 227 005 Email: mlcsu.customercarelancashire@nhs.net

Further opportunities will be made available for your involvement and feedback on other clinical policies as and when they are developed and available for discussion.