About Paruk Optometrists

“My wife Zaheera and I both graduated from the University of Johannesburg in 2006. In 2008 we moved to my hometown of Port Elizabeth and nervously opened our practice, and haven’t looked back since. We have learnt a lot over the past 6 years and continue to strive to bring affordable, quality eye care and eyewear as well as friendly, efficient service to our growing family of patients, clients and friends. Visit us, and see the difference!”

- Imraan Paruk

About Us:

Paruk Optometrists is a friendly, family run practice. Conveniently located in Durban Road, Korsten, Port Elizabeth, we first opened our doors in 2008, and have enjoyed every minute of the journey thus far.

At Paruk Optometrists we take pride in offering our clients affordable professional eye care, honest advice and excellent service. We also ensure that they always have access to a wide range of absolutely stunning quality eyewear.

Our Services:

Comprehensive Eye Examinations

At Paruk Optometrists we provide a wide-range of eye examinations for each person’s specific needs. We want to make clear and comfortable vision a reality for each patient by taking their daily activities, work environment, hobbies and sports into account. Our general examinations include a visual assessment, a binocular vision assessment, an ocular health assessment and an eye pressure measurement. The latest technology and methods are used to ensure that the examinations of the highest standard.

Complete Contact Lens Evaluation / colour contacts

We provide contact lens examinations, advice and fitting of the latest and most appropriate contact lenses for each individual. At Paruk Optometrists we understand that comfort, especially when it comes to vision and the physical eye, is important. Thus we also offer contact lens advice for children of all ages, with initial training and trial period monitoring.

Personal Frame Selection & Assistance

Frames have become more than just corrective eyewear; they have become part of our daily appearance and for many, a fashion accessory. At Paruk Optometrists, we understand that your spectacles reflect your image and personality and for this reason, we offer the biggest variety of styles and brands and we guarantee our products for peace of mind.

Fitting and Dispensing of Contact Lenses

Contact lens fittings are done with the greatest precision and care and at Paruk Optometrists we understand that contact lenses are medical devices therefore should not be dispensed just by anyone.

Paediatric Optometry

Special visual evaluations for children differs according to age, but typically includes:Evaluation of colour vision, visual related learning disorders, stereovision (coordinated image perception), binocular stability (eye coordination), accommodation facility (eye focus), and evaluation of eye movements (eye muscle control).

Basic Vision Therapy

At Paruk Optometrists we’re about giving comprehensive assistance for your vision. Thus our basic vision therapy programme enables us to offer our patients individualised treatment programmes for their individual needs related to vision disorders.

Driver’s License screenings

Our driver’s license screenings are in line with the traffic department standards.

Our compact team includes:

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Nazneen Paruk
Nazneen is Imraan’s sister, and helps to ensure that the practice runs smoothly. She is very dedicated and goes the extra mile to ensure that our clients and patients receive excellent service. She has vast knowledge on the lenses we offer and can professionally advise on frame and lens selection.

ZenithZenith Calvert
Zenith is the latest member of our team. She is very friendly and helpful, and ensures that our patients feel at home.


Sylvie is with us twice a week. She helps keep our practice clean, neat and tidy. She is also exceptionally sweet and her ready smile and willingness to help wherever needed is invaluable to us.