Where Can I Find Lenses In South Africa

What a Lenses?

A lens is a transmissive optical device that focuses or disperses a light beam using refraction. 

Where Can I Find Lenses In South Africa?

The Contact Lens Lab of SA International

Address: 396 Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall, Randburg, 2196, South Africa

Areas served: Botswana and nearby areas

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 7 am Thu

Phone: +27 11 326 0245


Address: 301 Dartfield Rd, Eastgate, Sandton, 2090, South Africa

Areas served: Free State and nearby areas

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 7:30 am Thu

Phone: +27 11 262 2437

Contact Lens Society of South Africa

Address: 505 Indiana Ave, Faerie Glen, Pretoria, 0043, South Africa

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 9 am Thu

Phone: +27 12 023 0880

How do I buy lenses for the first time?

Undertaking An Eye Test.

Buying The Lenses.

Choosing The Right Type Of Contact Lenses.

Factoring In The Cost Of Contact Lenses.

Do you need a prescription to buy lenses?

You will need to have a prescription written by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist to buy contact lenses.

The seller will also verify your prescription to make sure it’s valid. You can’t legally order contacts with an expired prescription either.

How do I know which lens to buy?

Think about what you want to photograph.

Know what type of lens you need.

Decide what you want your aperture to be.

Find out what options are compatible with your camera.

Read reviews.

Try it out in person.