Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board (ICB) will only fund surgical treatment of Eyelid Ectropion if the following criteria can be met:
- Patient meets the threshold criteria for Epiphora
- There is exposure of the cornea (e.g. in paralytic Ectropion) and risk of keratopathy (urgent correction required)
This procedure is not funded on cosmetic grounds alone
Note: Eyelid Entropion – Routinely Funded.
Cases for Individual Consideration
On a case to case basis, patients might be eligible for surgical intervention, in consideration of their exceptionality. The requesting clinician must provide information to support the case for being considered an exception, by submitting an individual funding request.
IFR Form required to be completed.
|23 November 2021
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