Southdale Optometrists

Southdale Optometrists


We are offering FREE SCREENING this week for these conditions. Our vision is to educate everyone about taking care of their eyes - so come visit our INFORMATION STATION to learn about yours!

Independent optometry practice for all your eyecare and vision needs with special interest in diabetic care, contact lens fitting and industrial screening.

Professional and personal service from our team - putting "I care" into Eyecare.

Operating as usual


Happy World Sight Day!
As a community service we will be having free Vision Screening between 2 and 4 pm today - so come and learn more about HOPE in VISION


Why is your mask causing burning, gritty, itchy or watery eyes? Avoid rubbing your eyes to alleviate these symptoms - rather use a well fitted mask and treat for MASK.


Celebrating Women's Month and Heritage Day C19 safely! (Thanks to Damar Optical for the pretty masks.) 30/05/2020

Coronavirus and Your Eyes: What you should know - Discovery Eye Foundation To cut your personal risk of contracting the COVID-19, avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. Face masks can reduce the spread of COVID-19 by people who are infected but have no symptoms of the virus. Face masks, however, do not protect your eyes from infection.


Some interesting info about Covid-19 and your eyes. Stay safe everyone - avoid touching your eyes and be meticulous about hand washing.

What do you need to know about pink eye and coronavirus? Find out how to protect your eyes. 🦠

#coronavirus #covid19 #eyehealth


The world looks better through Happy Eyes!

Thank you to Margaret and Sarah from Southdale Optometrists who conducted our vision screening last week! This is a complimentary service included in our Grade PR, R and 4 school fees.


We will be closed in solidarity with our fellow South Africans during the Covid-19 lockdown. We will be available for emergencies and contactable via our website Stay safe everyone and enjoy your time at home.


Look who is featured in The Southern Courier today 😁


Enter and stand a chance to win!

GUESS THE LOGO & WIN #Competition

Stand a chance to WIN a R500 #SouthdaleShoppingCentre shopping voucher by guessing the logo of the business in this picture. 😁

Competition closes on Saturday, 30 November 2019 at 5 p.m. The winner will be announced on Monday, 02 December 2019. T’s & C’s Apply.

Please note that this competition is in no way sponsored or administered by Facebook and is in no way associated with Facebook.


Our Children's Vision

#OurChildren #50million 13/03/2019

home | Glaucoma Information

It's Glaucoma week. What is it? Do you have it? Could you get it? Find out more when you visit us... Welcome At this website, you will find out who is at risk, what are the symptoms, and how glaucoma can be treated. You will learn what are the exams used for glaucoma diagnosis and follow-up, get useful information on how to best perform in such exams and how frequent they should be repeated. There.... 12/03/2019

Lutein and Zeaxanthin - Eye and Vision Benefits

Eat well to see well! Learn how lutein and zeaxanthin can help boost eye health + food chart & popular supplements.


Southdale Optometrists team welcoming summer.


Our vision is to educate you about your eyecare - come visit our INFORMATION STATION to find out more about yours. FREE Vision screening for these conditions this week.

Tomorrow is #WorldSightDay! #Doyouknow the top causes of blindness in the world? #Cataract, #Glaucoma and #AMD 20/09/2018

Eye Exam Quiz Answers How well do you know about eye exams? 14/08/2018

Women's Day | Southern Courier

We are featured in the Southern Courier this week! Women’s Day Being a Woman Doesn’t Have to Blow Your BudgetBeing a Woman Doesn’t Have to Blow Your Budget Being a woman can be expensive when adding up money spent on make-up, skin products, clothing, handbags, shoes and a host of grooming services such as hair salons and nail bars. “Women ar...

[07/18/18]   Mandela Day vision screening today! 18/06/2018

A day for the children of Africa By: Petronella Nichols, Africa Regional Director, Brien Holden Vision Institute Day of the African Child marks a moment where we all should take time...


Our Children's Vision

We all want to see a world where children, regardless of their gender, economic status or geographical location deserve the opportunity to live a healthy and productive life. We would be remiss to think that eye health is not an integral part of that picture.

#ourchildren #50million


This week we made a life changing difference to Master N aged 17 - highly myopic and suffering from Retinitis Pigmentosa. Thanks to sponsorship from Spec Crafters lab and support from Retina SA.
#visionmatters 12/06/2018

7 Bad Habits That Are Aging Your Eyes - Slideshow

This week's healthy eye tips Giving up these bad habits could help your eyes look better, feel better and even see better!


Eat better for happier, healthier eyes!

12 of our favorite eye-healthy recipes all containing foods with nutrients that are important for the health and function of your eyes.


The Discovery Eye Foundation

The Brain and the Eye – How They Work Together
#discoveryeyefoundation #eyehealth #eye #vision


A great explanation of the most common surgical procedure. Simple but with life changing results.

This is what cataract surgery looks like.


World Council of Optometry

Proximal demands on our vision in our digital world could be changing eye structure - ours and our children's! Visit us for advice on how to minimise these stresses and manage myopic changes.

It's Myopia Awareness Week. It is estimated that close to 50% of the world's population will be myopic by 2050. Don't be short sighted, visit your local optometrist for your annual eye examination.



A Billion people should be able to see better with glasses #EyeCareEverywhere #WorldSightDay #WSD18


The Discovery Eye Foundation

Have you thought about getting #eyelashextensions or do you already have them?

Read our blog and find out more information about what you need to know and the precautions you should take before getting them.


Avoid Dry Eye complications and styes by taking care of these glands. Pamper those lids with some warmth and massage, treat yourself to regular doses of sushi and avoid using that glamorizing eyeliner inside your eyelash line.

Could meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) be the cause of your dry eyes? 22/03/2018

AMD patients regain sight from stem cell treatment

What exciting times we live in! The age of miracles - can't wait to hear more! The first patients to receive a new treatment derived from stem cells for people with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have regained enough vision 21/02/2018

What Is Keratoconus?

If you suffer from this condition you may want to explore being fitted with Scleral contact lenses. We are having great results and feedback from Mr P who has had bilateral corneal grafts and has vision improvement from "finger count" to 20/25. A detailed explanation of what keratoconus is and how many people are affected by it.


Southdale Optometrists's cover photo


Southdale Optometrists



Shop G29 Southdale Shopping Centre Alamein Road

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 16:45
Tuesday 08:30 - 16:45
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:45
Thursday 08:30 - 16:45
Friday 08:30 - 16:45
Saturday 08:30 - 13:00
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