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HCS 1: Are you entitled to help with health costs?

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PEOPLE WHO HAVE LOST OR DAMAGED THEIR GLASSES OR CONTACT LENSES

If you are under 16 you get a voucher towards the cost of repair or replacement.

If you are 16 or over you may be entitled to a voucher towards the cost of repair or replacement if Practitioner Services, a division of NHS National Services Scotland, agrees that:

  • the loss or damage was due to illness or disability; and
  • you can't get any help through a warranty, insurance or after sales service; and
  • you would be entitled to an NHS voucher for glasses or contact lenses - read here.