The Hong Kong government has proposed to cap the use of health care vouchers at HK$2000 for optometry services across two years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng The Hong Kong government has proposed to cap the use of health care vouchers at HK$2000 for optometry services across two years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
The Hong Kong government has proposed to cap the use of health care vouchers at HK$2000 for optometry services across two years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Letters | Glasses are not a luxury for the elderly: Hong Kong medical voucher scheme should see that

  • Restricting the use of vouchers on optometry services may put costlier but useful varifocal lenses out of the reach of less well-off elderly people

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
The Hong Kong government has proposed to cap the use of health care vouchers at HK$2000 for optometry services across two years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng The Hong Kong government has proposed to cap the use of health care vouchers at HK$2000 for optometry services across two years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
The Hong Kong government has proposed to cap the use of health care vouchers at HK$2000 for optometry services across two years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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