Opticare (Pvt) Ltd are Ophthalmic and dispensing opticians. The company was formed in September 1986 and has grown from one branch to 10 branches countrywide. We offer services in eye examinations and prescribe corrective prescription lenses together with optical frames. Our purpose is to help customers see, look and feel better than they ever thought possible. We are independent opticians who pride ourselves on our high level of patient care and as a result have earned an excellent reputation with the local residents. Our company has been established for 26 years and has served many satisfied customers ranging from toddlers to old age pensioners.
The main objective to having such an establishment was and is to provide an important service to the public and give the very latest quality products for our customers. In our personal and one to one services, we give advice on all aspects of spectacles and lenses. The company has a large patient 4atabase with an average of 700 patients being refracted on a monthly basis; currently; it is listed -among the leading ophthalmic service providers in Zimbabwe.
The company headquarters are situated at;
1 Frank Johnson Avenue Eastlea, Harare Tel/Fax: 793230/794280 E-mail:
Shop 2A Cabs Centre Jason Moyo Avenue, Harare — 702644/792897
Shop 108 1st Floor Dolphin House, Harare — 749045
Shop 36C Eastgate Mall, Harare — 796218
Shop MK22 Market Place, Westgate Mall, Harare — 332475
Shop 31 Highglen Shopping Centre, Harare — 694122
Shop 5 Jairos Jiri Building, Mutare — (020) 62444/62413
Shop 1 CBZ Building, Rusape — (025) 3931
Shop 1 CBZ Building, Chegutu — (053) 3992
Centre Shop Freecam building, Kwekwe — (055) 24296
Opticare employs a total of 26 employees, three being directors, four Optometrists, and the rest being administrative staff.
Having the advantage of purchasing optical lenses and frames directly from foreign suppliers makes us competitive against our opponents. This enables us to import quality and cheaper accessories which are preferred by most patients, hence increasing our client numbers.
Mr. Claudio Ngoni Mtuwa
Mr. Mtuwa is the founder and principle owner of Opticare (Pvt) Ltd which was formed in September 1986. He is a graduate of Aston University (United Kingdom) where he was awarded with the Bachelor of Science degree in Optometry. He is a well-known and respected Optometrist with over 26 years of experience in the field and has been elected president of the Zimbabwean Optometric Association more than 5 times. Mr. Mtuwa furthered his studies with the University of Cape Town (South Africa) where he obtained a Post graduate degree in Community Eye Health. He also possesses a Programme Management Certificate with the University of Cape Town (South Africa). In addition, he has a leadership talent certificate with C.B.M. With all these qualifications, he brings into the company competence and an excellent practical understanding of the field of Optometry.
Mrs. Mercy Mtuwa
Mrs. Mtuwa is also the founder and principle owner of Opticare (Pvt) Ltd together with her husband. She is a graduate of the University of Zimbabwe where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Administration. Having obtained extensive experience during university studies, she has further developed these skills in the workplace. With over 26 years of experience, she is a versatile manager of change with strong bottom-line drive and leadership qualities. She is a senior manager who has lead and motivated people to perform in a climate of constant change, identifying problems and implementing effective and innovative management. She is client focused and result driven, a hardworking and self- motivated individual.
Fadzayi Christina Mtuwa
Miss. Mtuwa is a one of the directors of Opticare (Pvt) Ltd. She possesses Master of Arts (MA) International Development: Public Policy and Management with the University of Manchester (United Kingdom). She is also a graduate of the University of Gloucestershire where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons) in Business Management and Sociology which has helped her develop excellent knowledge of key concepts underpinning sociology and various aspects of business management.