No specific assessment has been made of the trends in the cost of treating sight loss and eye health problems.
However, the table below shows expenditure for ‘problems of vision’ for primary care trusts (PCTs) for 2011-12 and 2012-13 and for clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) for 2013-14.
Expenditure on problems of vision, 2011-12 to 2013-14
Total £ billion
1 This figure does not include services directly commissioned by NHS England, such as primary eye care services. NHS England is currently reviewing expenditure data on their directly commissioned services.