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The National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) (Scotland) Regulations 1998

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Regulations 1(2) and (3), 9(2)(a), 10(2)(a), 16(2)(a) and (3)(a)

SCHEDULE 1VOUCHER LETTER CODES AND FACE VALUES – SUPPLY AND REPLACEMENT

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Type of optical applianceLetter codeFace value of voucher

1.  Glasses with single vision lenses–

(a)of a spherical power of not more than 6 dioptres with a cylindrical power of not more than 2 dioptres;

(b)of a spherical power of not more than 2 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 2 dioptres and not more than 4 dioptres.

A£28.00

2.  Glasses with single vision lenses–

(a)of a spherical power of more than 2 dioptres but not more than 6 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 2 dioptres but not more than 4 dioptres;

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

B£42.50

3.  Glasses with single vision lenses–

(a)of a spherical power of 10 or more dioptres but not more than 20 dioptres with a cylindrical power of not more than 6 dioptres;

(b)with a spherical power of not more than 10 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 4 dioptres but not more than 6 dioptres;

(c)of a spherical power of more than 6 dioptres but less than 10 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 2 dioptres but not more than 4 dioptres.

C£57.90

4.  Glasses with single vision lenses–

(a)of a spherical power of more than 20 dioptres with any cylindrical power;

(b)of a spherical power of not more than 20 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 6 dioptres.

D£113.70

5.  Glasses with bifocal lenses–

(a)of a spherical power of not more than 6 dioptres with a cylindrical power of not more than 2 dioptres;

(b)of a spherical power of not more than 2 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 2 dioptres and not more than 4 dioptres.

E£48.20

6.  Glasses with bifocal lenses–

(a)of a spherical power of more than 6 dioptres but less than 10 dioptres with a cylindrical power of not more than 2 dioptres;

(b)of a spherical power of more than 2 dioptres but not more than 6 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 2 dioptres but not more than 4 dioptres.

F£61.40

7.  Glasses with bifocal lenses–

(a)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;

(b)of a spherical power of not more than 10 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 4 dioptres but not more than 6 dioptres;

(c)of a spherical power of more than 6 dioptres but less than 10 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 2 dioptres but not more than 4 dioptres.

G£73.90

8.  Glasses with prism-controlled bifocal lens of any power or with bifocal lenses–

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

(b)of a spherical power of not more than 14 dioptres with a cylindrical power of more than 6 dioptres.

H£125.00

9.  Glasses not falling within any of paragraphs 1 to 8 for which a prescription is given in consequence of a testing of sight by a Health Board or an NHS trust.

I£125.00

10.  Contact lenses for which a prescription is given in consequence of a testing of sight by a Health Board or an NHS trust.

J£40.90 (per lens)

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