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Plastic Surgery: Finance

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 29 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on funding for orbicularis oculi muscle strips. (201848)

Funding for orbicularis oculi muscle strips is the responsibility of primary care trusts (PCTs), as they have their own policies covering the circumstances in which this treatment may be available on the national health service. Most policies are based around ensuring that treatment of this kind is available where there is a clinical need to secure physical or psychological health.