Small glasses supplement – Additional guidance

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This additional guidance provides details around widening the availability of the supplements payable on a GOS 3 Spectacle Voucher where the patient has a need for special changes to their spectacle frame.


It is now possible for these supplements to be claimed in cases where the spectacles are specifically designed to meet the needs of patients with special facial characteristics or who need small frames.

Optical providers should note that these revised arrangements begin on 10 June 2019.