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Optics

ABOUT US CORE VALUES: Professionalism | Honesty | Quality | Excellence

We are a private company that was established in 2002 to provide a high standard of quality eye health services. We have modern equipment and experienced staff to take care of all patients’ needs. Over the last 18 years, Med-Optics has established itself as the top and preferred provider of quality ophthalmic and optometry services in Uganda. Our patients can always be assured of in-depth eye examinations, with attention to detail and aftercare to ensure patient satisfaction. Med-Optics, therefore, provides the best in investigative optometry

VISION

Clarity of vision and excellence in eye healthcare for all walks of life.

MISSION

Med-Optics is a company devoted to improving the quality of our client’s lives by maximizing vision. We passionately protect and maximize visual health by providing the best value, High-Quality, Accessible Services and products tailored to our clients’ needs.

Founder and Managing Director

Anguyo Dralega has over 30 years experience in the field of Optometry, spanning practices in Sudan, England and Uganda. He holds a Master’s degree in Optometry from the University of Bradford UK and is fully registered to practice in Uganda, Britain, and Rwanda. He established Med-Optics in order to develop the provision of optical health care in Uganda and has been at the forefront of that field. Mr. Anguyo is driven by the conviction that Uganda can and should have high quality, accurate vision care services. In order to achieve this together with another highly committed Optometrist, he has pioneered the Optometry Bachelor of Science degree at Makerere, formed the Optometrist Association of Uganda and liaised with the Ministry of Health to establish minimum standards for the profession. As a part of this, the first Optometry training facility was established at Makerere University College of Health sciences – a facility which is fully equipped to ensure Uganda’s Optometrists emerge with the practical diagnostic skills that enable them to provide eye health services above the level currently provided in any country in the region. The first cohort graduated in January 2019.

LEADING IN THE FIELD OF OPTOMETRY

Anguyo Dralega Holds the Following Professional Membership And Leadership Roles:

Registered with the Optical Council UK Member of the Association of Optometrists, UK Chairman of the Legislation Committee of Optometrist Association of Uganda, Former President of African Council of Optometry, Governing Board Member of World Council of Optometry, Head of Department for Allied Health Department & Coordinator for the Optometry Program Makerere University, Accredited member of the Ultra Lase Eye-Care Co-management scheme: for pre and post laser operation screening, UK.

WHY FULL EYE TESTS ARE IMPORTANT.

Screenings are useful to identify people who have serious eye problems. Early detection can reduce or prevent some conditions. Screenings are not a replacement for a full eye examination by a qualified Optometrist – these tests are structured to ensure your vision is as clear and comfortable as possible, The test will also be able to pick up indicators or other diseases that sometimes have no symptoms in the early stages, such as diabetes and hypertension. It is advisable to have an eye test every two years as a minimum. Don’t settle – see the professionals.

WHO DO WE SERVE?

Med-Optics provides a service that goes far beyond simply selling products. We are driven by service and this is why we invest in training Optometrists and charge for a professional eye examination. We provide candid feedback on visual health and correction, enabling clients to make informed choices about their purchases. Because we believe information and sensitization can prevent many optical health problems, Med-Optics conducts outreaches to corporate clients, NGOs and also sends screening teams to schools, semi-urban and rural areas as our CSR. For our insurance providers, we provide truth. This is a commodity that is not always easy to establish and we purpose to set in place and maintain robust systems to uphold accurate prescriptions, invoices and receipts. We ensure we are a listening organization who seek to ensure we are a catalyst for our partners’ success.

HOSPITAL PRACTICES & LABORATORY

Med-Optics Ltd under the trade name Mengo Vision centre is officially contracted to provide specialized optometry services at the eye department of Mengo Hospital. We have similar arrangements with Case Hospital and Entebbe Regional referral Hospital Med-Optics also has an optical laboratory that manufactures a range of prescription lenses.

MED-OPTICS LTD THE OPTOMETRISTS ™

Med-Optics Ltd has a number of other working partnership arrangements with several medical and optical providers both locally and internationally including Golden Eye Surgery, Kampala and Ophthalmic Supplies Ltd, Kampala Essilor East Africa, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Australia. Med-Optics is accredited and the preferred optical service provider for the following insurance companies and corporates: Sanlam, Prudential,AON/Minet, UAP, JUBILEE, ICEA. APA, AAR, Case Hospital, Bugema University, Bank of Uganda, and Marie Stopes.

SERVICE CENTRES

We have 7 service centres in Uganda. Our stand-alone service centres are located at:

  • Mabirizi Complex, Kampala Road -Kampala
  • Forest Mall Lugogo Bypass, Kampala
  • Arua City Kaya Highway (Opposite Bank Of Africa) 
  • Masaka City

SERVICES

  • Comprehensive computerized eye examination and test
  • Visual field and intra ocular pressure tests
  • Other optometry and ophthalmology services
  • Lens production, Glazing and Fitting & Free repairs

 PRODUCTS

  • Frames
  • Contact Lenses
  • Ophthalmic lenses
  • Sunglasses
  • Optical Accessories
UMA Show Grounds Plot 63 Jinja Road, Kampala
Phone: 0414 340 099