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Approved spectacles, lenses and frames

Spectacles approved by the Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS) for adults and children are listed below. MASS offers a choice of either a shell or metal frame. All frames comply fully with AS228.2 – 1998.

Adults

Shell framesDescriptionColour/s
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Unisex
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6655
  • Size: 50/22
  • Code: CRYSTAL, BROWN, GREY
  • Colour: CRYSTAL, BROWN, GREY
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Unisex
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6704
  • Size: 51/18
  • Code: GY, Y362S
  • Colour: GREY, BURGUNDY, BLACK
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Unisex
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6707
  • Size: 52/18, 54/20,56/22
  • Code: 36073, GY
  • Colour: BROWN, GREY
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Female
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6709
  • Size: 50/17, 52/19
  • Code: C1, C3
  • Colour: BROWN, PINK
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Male
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6604
  • Size: 52/18, 5618
  • Code: 4254, 4602
  • Colour: BROWN, GREY
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Male
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6605
  • Size: 52/18, 54/18
  • Code: 4254, 4602
  • Colour: BROWN, GREY
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Female
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6698
  • Size: 50/16
  • Code: LT PINK, Y362S
  • Colour: LT PINK, BURGUNDY
 
  • Type: Adult Unisex
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 9924
  • Size: 53/17, 56/17
  • Colour: BROWN, GREY
6711
  • Type: Adult Female
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6711
  • Size: 53/16, 55/16
  • Colour: PINK, BROWN
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Female
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6686
  • Size: 48/22
  • Code: Y323, Y335
  • Colour: BLUE-GREEN, BROWN
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Female
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6696
  • Size: 50/18 - BLUE, 52/18 - PINK
  • Colour: BLUE (50/18), PINK (52/18)
AP9846
  • Type: Adult Unisex
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 6710
  • Size: 54/17
  • Colour: BLACK,  TORT
   

Metal framesDescriptionColour/s
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Male
  • SSS Metal Frame
  • Model: 9846
  • Size: 54/17
  • Code: Eco C1, Eco C2, Eco C3
  • Colour: GOLD, SILVER, BROWN
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Male
  • SSS Metal Frame
  • Model: 9871
  • Size: 54/21
  • Code: C1, C2, C3
  • Colour: GUNMETAL, BLACK, BROWN
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Female
  • SSS Metal Frame
  • Model: 9875
  • Size: 51/17, 54/17
  • Code: C1, C2, C3
  • Colour: BLUSH, GUNBLACK, GOLD
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Female
  • SSS Metal Frame
  • Model: 9876
  • Size: 50/18
  • Code: C1, C2, C3
  • Colour: LAVENDER, BLUSH, BROWN
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adult Ladies
  • Model: 9927
  • Size: 51/16
  • Code: C1
  • Colour: LAVENDER
AP9963
  • Type: Adult Male
  • Model: 9963
  • Size: 56/18
  • Code: C1, C2
  • Colour: BROWN, GUNMETAL
9959 
  • Type: Adult Female
  • SSS Metal Frame Model: 9959
  • Size: 52/17
  • Colour: BLACK, GUNMETAL
9827 
  • Type: Adult Male
  • SSS Metal Frame Model: 9827
  • Size: 58/20, 60/20
  • Colour: BLACK, GOLD

Children

FramesDescriptionColour/s
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Child unisex
  • SSS Child Plastic Frame
  • Model: 1012
  • Size: 50
  • Bridge: 19
  • Blue
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Child unisex
  • SSS Child Plastic Frame Model: 1013
  • Size:42
  • Bridge: 18
  • Pink
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Child unisex
  • SSS Child Plastic Frame Model: 1014
  • Size: 43
  • Bridge: 16
  • Blue
1015F Lavender 
  • Type: Child unisex
  • SSS Child Plastic Frame Model: 1015
  • Size: 41
  • Bridge: 15
  • Lavender
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adolescent Unisex
  • SSS Metal Frame
  • Model: 9870
  • Size: 44/20
  • Code: C1, C2, C3
  • Colour: BLACK, BLUE, BURGUNDY
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adolescent Unisex
  • SSS Metal Frame
  • Model: 9926
  • Size: 46/17
  • Code: C1, C2, C3
  • Colour: BROWN, BLUE, GUNMETAL
Image of spectacles
  • Type: Adolescent Unisex
  • SSS Metal Frame
  • Model: 9838
  • Size: 46/20
  • Code: Eco C1, Eco C2, Eco C3
  • Colour: BLACK, GUNMETAL, BROWN
9984 
  • Type: Adolescent Unisex
  • SSS Plastic Frame
  • Model: 9984
  • Size: 46/15 (Black), 50/15 (Tort)
  • Colour: BLACK (46/15), TORT (50/15)
Last updated: 28 September 2017

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