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Artyscoot said on 08 February 2011

The latest rates are included on this Wikipedia page: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/NHS_Optical_Benefits_in_the_UK I've included the basic information below. I hope this helps! Prescription Details 2010-11 A. Single vision glasses with a sphere power not more than 6 dioptres, but with cylinder power not more than 2 dioptres. £36.20 B. Single vision lenses: 1. Glasses with a sphere power more than 6 dioptres, but less than 10 dioptres, with cylinder power not more than 6 dioptres; 2. Glasses with a sphere power less than 10 dioptres, and a cylinder power more than 2 dioptres but not more than 6 dioptres. £55.10 C. Glasses with a sphere power 10 or more dioptres, but not more than 14 dioptres, with cylinder power not more than 6 dioptres. £80.60 D. Single vision lenses: 1. Glasses with a sphere power of more than 14 dioptres, with any cylinder power; 2. Glasses with a cylinder power of more than 6 dioptres, with any sphere power. £182.00