3 Further information

3.1 The Institute has published interventional procedures guidance on photorefractive (laser) surgery for the correction of refractive errors.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
July 2007

Sources of evidence

The following document, which summarises the evidence, was considered by the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee when making its provisional recommendations.

'Interventional procedure overview of corneal implants for keratoconus', January 2007.

Information for patients

NICE has produced information describing its guidance on this procedure for patients and their carers ('Understanding NICE guidance'). It explains the nature of the procedure and the decision made, and has been written with patient consent in mind.