R90 cash eye test

R90 cash eye test

No medical aid, No problem. We’ve got you covered! Get the Vision Works comprehensive eye test for only R90 when you make your glasses with us! Terms and Conditions: Cash prices only. If you choose to pay through your medical aid, medical aid rates will apply....
Buy 1 get 1 free

Buy 1 get 1 free

Spend R1,200 or more on a frame, add a pair of lenses, and receive a free pair of clear or tinted distance or reading glasses. Choose the second pair from a selected range of fashion frames. T’s & C’s Apply. Click here to find your nearest store.    Terms and...
Because 1 pair is never enough!

Because 1 pair is never enough!

Treat yourself to a pair of Multifocals for every occasion. Buy any Multifocal and Frame and get a second Multifocal and Frame for R1750. Term and Conditions: Cash prices only. If you choose to pay through your medical aid, medical aid rates will apply. Buy any...
50% off kids glasses

50% off kids glasses

Children under the age of 12 get 50% off. T’s & C’s apply. Terms and Conditions Cash prices only. If you choose to pay through your medical aid, medical aid rates will apply. Qualifying age 12 years and younger. Excludes eye test. 50% off the standard package...
20% off designer sunnies

20% off designer sunnies

Get 20% off Sunglass purchases in store. T’s & C’s apply Terms and Conditions Cash prices only. While stocks last. Stock may vary per store. Stock and price applicable to online only. Each store is owned and operated by an Independent Optometrist. Errors and...
Contact lenses

Contact lenses

Buy 2 boxes of the same lens and get 10% off. Buy 4 boxes of the same lens and get 20% off.  Terms and Conditions:  Cash prices only. If you choose to pay through your medical aid, medical aid rates will apply. Buy 2 boxes of the same lens and get 10% off. Buy 4 boxes...
Frame and lens value packages

Frame and lens value packages

Check out our Frame and Lens value packages available for Reading or Distance, Multifocal and Bifocal spectacles. T’s & C’s apply. Terms and Conditions If you choose to pay through your medical aid, medical aid rates will apply. Includes frame, clear lenses and...
How Do I Know If I Have Astigmatism – Home Test

How Do I Know If I Have Astigmatism – Home Test

Astigmatism is a common refractive error which is easily diagnosed and treated. To get an indication if you have astigmatism, try the quick exercise below: If the lines do not all appear equally dark in the above graphic you most probably have some degree of...
What Is Astigmatism Signs and Symptoms

What Is Astigmatism Signs and Symptoms

Astigmatism is a very common refractive error and usually occurs in conjunction with short sightedness or farsightedness. When the lens or the cornea of your eye has an irregular curve/shape, it changes the way light passes through the eye. This makes your vision...
What does the R90 eye test include?

What does the R90 eye test include?

We check your eye’s health inside and out and tell you how to keep them healthy: We determine your prescription We discuss the lenses most suitable for your eyes And then comes the fun part, we talk frames and fashion Here’s what we do: Discuss your eye health,...
Choosing the right Multifocal

Choosing the right Multifocal

One of the realities of getting older is that sooner or later our ability to see clearly, especially up close, gets less and less.  This natural aging process is referred to as “presbyopia”. It literally means “old eye” in Greek. Luckily there are lenses available...
What is Ultraviolet Light: How Does It Effect My Vision?

What is Ultraviolet Light: How Does It Effect My Vision?

Ultraviolet light or UV light is a form of electromagnetic radiation that is invisible to the eye. It is invisible to us because its wavelengths are shorter than those of visible light. UV light make up less than 10% of the sun’s total light output and only a fraction...
National Sunglasses Day

National Sunglasses Day

Why Should I Wear UV-Protective Eyewear? We’re all aware of the skin cancer risk due to ultraviolet (UV) exposure, but many don’t consider that those same UV rays can be equally damaging to our eyes, and the sensitive skin around our eyes.  In fact, the more time...
7 Factors that may give you an eye twitch

7 Factors that may give you an eye twitch

Have you ever suffered from a continually twitching eye and you have no idea what caused it or how to stop it? Well here are seven factors that could be causing your eye twitching: 1. Stress Stress is inevitable. We can, however, curb it by giving ourselves a break....
Hello Square Eyes – Blue Light Alert

Hello Square Eyes – Blue Light Alert

Research has shown that more than a third of adults spend about five hours a day on digital devices that emit blue light. Great for technology, But what about our eyes? While the digital boom has given us the convenience of mobility and facts at our fingertips, each...
Blue light control lenses

Blue light control lenses

Keep the Blue for Mondays Digital media devices have taken the world by storm, and almost everyone is constantly exposed to an information overload. This can occur through work, entertainment or addictive social media, which seems to draw millions of people to...
Games kids can play to improving their eyesight

Games kids can play to improving their eyesight

There is no denying that many children today suffer from poor vision, as well as eyestrain. But what can you do to help your children? While contacts and glasses are certainly a safe way to ensure your child can see properly, neither of these products fix the...
Sport vision improving athletic performance

Sport vision improving athletic performance

Sports vision testing helps athletes determine how well their eyes perform. These tests go beyond standard eye tests that only evaluate the ability to see letters and objects clearly on a standard eye chart. While sports vision testing can vary...
7 Ways to save your eyes from smartphone strain

7 Ways to save your eyes from smartphone strain

Apart from being slightly addicted to my smartphone, being a writer in the 21st century means spending a ridiculous amount of hours in front of various electronic devices such as laptops, desktops, and tablets etc. none of which are doing my eyes any good. You may...
How long do your eyes focus while reading

How long do your eyes focus while reading

This is always an interesting question, but sometimes tricky to explain. The thing is, we all have different eyes and eye strength. The question is more about what is actually causing weakness of the eyes when reading.  When we read our pupils get smaller which...
Eye health as you age

Eye health as you age

Taking care of your body as you age means taking good care of your eyes as well The older we get the more our doctors tell us to take care of our bodies with a healthy diet and lifestyle. In the much the same way, we must also keep an eye on our eyes.  You may be...
5 Eye care tips for winter

5 Eye care tips for winter

As the heart of winter draws nearer and nearer we often start to realize our eyes are not quite coping as well as they usually do. Below are a few tips to keep those peepers in tip top condition throughout winter.Windproof Your Eyes 1.Windproof Your Eyes The arrival...
Why do different eye colours exist?

Why do different eye colours exist?

Colour blindness is actually an inaccurate term for colour perception deficiency. It is a lack of perceptual sensitivity to certain colours, and is most commonly due to an inherited condition. The most common form by far is congenital anomalous trichromacy, which,...
15 amazing facts about eyes

15 amazing facts about eyes

Colour blindness is actually an inaccurate term for colour perception deficiency. It is a lack of perceptual sensitivity to certain colours, and is most commonly due to an inherited condition. The most common form by far is congenital anomalous trichromacy, which,...
What is colour blindness?

What is colour blindness?

Colour blindness is actually an inaccurate term for colour perception deficiency. It is a lack of perceptual sensitivity to certain colours, and is most commonly due to an inherited condition. The most common form by far is congenital anomalous trichromacy,...
Do video games actually improve hand-eye coordination?

Do video games actually improve hand-eye coordination?

Until recently, video games were the exclusive domain of people without social lives. However, a number of recent studies show that video games actually have a positive impact on visuomotor control.  What is visuomotor control? Simply put, visuomotor...
Anti-reflective coatings

Anti-reflective coatings

WHAT IS ARC Anti-Reflective Coating (or ARC) is a coating applied to the surface of your lenses to reduce reflection. It is basically a thin film applied to the inside and outside of your lenses. These protective films provide physical protection, filter out certain...
What’s trending in sunglasses

What’s trending in sunglasses

These are the hottest trends spotted at MIDO, the premier eye wear fashion show in Italy Round is noticeably the favourite shape from designers this year. But don’t worry if round doesn’t suit your face shape; there are plenty of other options for you. Lots of...