About Us

About Us

What We Stand For

Lathi Tha’ is an Nguni proverb that loosely translates to “Then there was light”. To us it signifies our true essence, being the beacon of light for the many South Africans who still do not enjoy access to proper quality optometric care.

Our Shared Passion

One thread goes through all our people and is what has kept us together. This is the everyday joy of making quality eye care accessible to everyone.

Our Promise

Only the best quality eye care products from reputable suppliers, customized to every customer’s needs.

Our Difference

Truly individualized eye care services for each and every customer who walks through our doors.

Our Core Values

Our people all live by a handful of principles that make it possible for the Lathi Tha’ brand to make good on its passionate promise and maintain its difference, day in and day out.

  • Leave a positive lasting impression
  • Lead from the front
  • Excel
  • Be individually accountable
  • Leave our brand

What We Do


We deliver the following quality services, individualized to each customer’s needs.

  • State-of-the-Art Eye Tests
  • Expert Lens Cutting & Fitting
  • FTA Repairs & Replacements


We provide the following quality products from selected reputable suppliers, customized to every customer’s needs

  • Warrantee-bearing Quality Frames & Lenses
  • Leading Sunglass Brands including our affordable in-house brand
  • Quality Contact Lenses from Reputable Manufacturers

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