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How does the NHS voucher scheme work for contact lenses?


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When you have an eye test through the NHS (if eligible), the test is free. If a change is required and you are on certain benefits like income support or jobseeker's allowance, you'll get a voucher which you can use toward the cost of glasses or contact lenses.

The voucher will cover some or all of the initial cost of contact lenses, but there'll be the ongoing cost of lenses, solution and aftercare that you will have to pay for personally.

Take a look at our contact lens section of the website for an idea of cost

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