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Voucher Values

Vouchers, supplements, repair and replacement values from April 1, 2014

Type of optical appliance

Old value (April 2013)

New value (April 2014)

A. Glasses with single vision lenses of a spherical power of not more than 6 dioptres with a cylindrical power of not more than 2 dioptres.

 

£37.50

£38.30

B. Glasses with single vision lenses:

a. spherical power of more than 6 dioptres but less than 10 dioptres with a cylindrical power of not more than 6 dioptres;

b. spherical power of less than 10 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 2 dioptres but not more than 6 dioptres.

£57.00

£58.10

C. Glasses with single vision lenses of a spherical power of 10 or more dioptres but not more than 14 dioptres,  with a cylindrical power of not more than 6 dioptres.

£83.40

£85.10

D. Glasses with single vision lenses:

a. spherical power of more than 14 dioptres with any cylindrical power;

b. cylindrical power of more than 6 dioptres with any spherical power.

£188.40

£192.20

E. Glasses with bifocal lenses of a spherical power of not more than 6 dioptres, with a cylindrical power of not more than 2 dioptres.

£64.80

£66.10

F. Glasses with bifocal lenses:

a. spherical power of more than 6 dioptres but less than 10 dioptres with a cylindrical power of not more than 6 dioptres;

b. of a spherical power of less than 10 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 2 dioptres but not more than 6 dioptres.

£82.40

£84.00

G. Glasses with bifocal lenses of a spherical power of 10 or more dioptres but not more than 14 dioptres with a cylindrical power of not more than 6 dioptres.

£106.90

£109.00

H. Glasses with prism-controlled bifocal lenses of any power or with bifocal lenses-

a. spherical power of more than 14 dioptres with any cylindrical power;

b. cylindrical power of more than 6 dioptres with any spherical power.

£207.20

£211.30

J Contact lenses for which a prescription is given in consequence of a sight test by an NHS foundation trust.

 £54.70  £55.80

Complex Lens Voucher

Has a power in any one meridian of plus or minus 10 or more dioptres or is a prism-controlled bifocal lens. 

 

Old value

 

New value

Single Vision £14.10 £14.40
Bifocal £35.90 £36.60

Tints/photochromic Lens Supplement (per lens)

 

Old value

New value

Single Vision

£4.10

£4.20

Bifocal

£4.60

£4.70

Prism (per lens)

 

Old value

New value

Single Vision

£12.20

£12.40

Bifocal

£14.70

£15.00

Small Glasses Supplement

 

Old value

New value

Supplement

£61.80

£63.00

Supplement for Special Facial Characteristics (HES or NHS Trust)

 

Old value

New value

Supplement

£61.80

£63.00

Repair or replacement of:

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

 

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

One lens

11.95

21.85

35.35

88.90

25.85

34.80

47.30

98.45

91.20

Two lenses

23.90

43.70

70.70

177.80

51.70

69.60

94.60

196.90

182.40

Front of frame

12.25

12.25

12.25

12.25

12.25

12.25

12.25

12.25

12.25

Side of frame

7.25

7.25

7.25

7.25

7.25

7.25

7.25

7.25

7.25

Whole frame

14.40

14.40

14.40

14.40

14.40

14.40

14.40

14.40

14.40

Note:

1. Where the small glasses supplement or special facial characteristics supplement applies, the amount payable for repair of:

the front of the frame is £55.80
the side of the frame is £30.20
the whole of the frame is £63.00

2. Where more than one repair is made to an optical appliance, the total paid must not exceed the aggregate of the amounts for replacing two lenses in the above schedule, and repairs to the part of the frame must not exceed £14.10.

Replacement - Contact lenses 

3. If only one of a pair of contact lenses is replaced the voucher value is £55.80. These provisions for contact lenses only apply to clinically necessary contact lenses prescribed by the HES or NHS Trust.

From April 1 2014, the HES maximum charges will be:

£66.65 for single vision lenses; and

£111.60in any other case

Charge for Contact Lenses

From April 1 2014 the charge for contact lenses will be £55.80 per contact lens supplied.

Comments

Comments (3)

  1. Sukhbir Kaur Virhia

    March 28 2011 (07:02)

    Thank you. Good to see them.

     

  2. Martin John Rivett

    March 12 2013 (16:52)

    Does this mean complex, tints, prisms, and all repairs are not changing at all from the 2012 figures?

  3. michael davies

    September 23 2014 (22:43)

    hi a bit of help im long sighted and light sensitive so need two pairs of glasses one for reading one for driving the ones for driving i have to have the transition+ lenses pluse the anti glare so what vouchers do i get the option says only about 40.00 wich is one voucher so should i get two for two separate glasses or just the one and is the amount rite i live in south wales uk

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