frequently asked questions

How often should I test my eyes?

It is important to test your eyes every 2 years. We can detect systemic diseases by observing your fundus with our Huvitz Fundus Camera. It is also important to monitor diseases like Diabetes and Hypertension.

Do we accept medical aid?

Yes! We are registered with the Health Board of South Africa and the Board of Healthcare Funders, so we accept all major medical aids.

Do I have to pay a deposit?

Yes, we will order your lenses and make your frame as soon as you have paid half of the amount. You can pay the rest of the remaining bill when collecting your finished spectacles.

Can I use my own frame?

Yes, you are welcome.

How long does it take to get my glasses?

Depending on the type of lenses and the type of frame. It can range from 2 hours to 2 weeks.

Do you do licence screening?

Yes we do. We test your Visual Acuity as well as your Visual Fields, then we provide you with the purple form needed for the Traffic Department.



This device is a refractive and screening aid. The screening services provided by the VX 120+ allow us to alert our patients of pathologies like glaucoma, cataracts, and keratoconus, as well as to correct vision defects including those affecting night vision. It also assists in Contact Lens fitting and provides the necessary information needed to get the best suited lenses specifically designed for your eyes. It is the only Visionix 120+ machine in the Winelands area.


This device takes a photo of the back of the eye. By looking at the arteries, veins and optic nerve, we can detect different diseases and ensure a good, healthy eye. If you are a Diabetic or Hypertensive patient, this machine will help monitor the progression of the disease, which is why it is important to take a photo every year.


We have a brand-new edger in our onsite lab, and we stock hundreds of different prescription lenses. After we test your eyes, we will be able to cut and fit your lenses in your frame of choice within 2 hours. No more waiting for days for your new specs!