Spring Sale

2020 Spring Promotion!

  • Discounts off Selected Frames & Sunglasses while stocks last.
  • Usual 1 year frame warranty applies.
  • Medical aid invoices will reflect net prices after discount.

14 September - 17 October 2020 - T&C's here>>

Muir Optometrists opened again on the 4th May for Urgent Eyecare and Essential Eyewear in accordance with COVID 19 level 4 guidelines.

Strict safety precautions will be in place

Before coming into our practice, please contact us on 044 382 2174 or email so we can access how to best meet your needs.

If it is necessary to come to the practice we will perform a health questionnaire over the phone before you arrive or on your arrival at the door.

Please rather reschedule an appointment if you show any of the following symptoms:

  • Fever, with or without temperature
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of taste or smell

Muir Optometrists can help if:

  • Your vision has suddenly changed, become blurry or have visual symptoms you are concerned about.

  • You have a painful or red eye.

  • You have been advised to attend this practice by a healthcare professional.

  • You have broken or lost your glasses and need a replacement pair to function.

  • You have a problem with your contact lenses or need more stock to function.
We will try our best to assist you

*We may ask you to send us a photo of your eye. The video above may prove useful.

Unprecedented times require exceptional actions.

Our practice is closed for consultations and retail until further notice.

We are however able to talk to you

Muir Optometrists

For Admin, queries on outstanding orders and accounts call 044-3822174 during office hours. Alternatively call 0764035767.

For Emergencies call 0833109347, Andy will triage you over the phone if you have any unusual symptoms, or directly phone one of the Eye Specialists listed below.

Alternatively, phone ahead to the Knysna Life Hospital and then present to the Casualty department. The Knysna Hospital casualty will also be open.

Eye Specialists

Dr's Meyer and Harpur,
Garden Route Eye Clinic, Thesen Island, Knysna

Dr Joseph   
Advanced Health, Knysna

Dr's Roux, Faul and Botha-
Garden Route Eye Clinic, George.
044- 8740178


"Take care of yourselves during the shut down period.
We will soon be through this.
Use the time to rethink, reconfigure and reinforce.
God Bless Msanzi"



Our 30th Birthday

Protect your eyes this summer!

Stunning Fashion Frames & Sunglasses - Fully stocked for season!

Rayban • Vogue • Oakley • Adidas • Guess • Maui Jim • Emporio Armani• Swissflex • Silhouette • Elle Swarovski • Invu• Marco Polo • D&G!

Comprehensive eye testing appointments still available for 2018.

Our 30th Birthday

It's our 30th Birthday!

Time certainly has flown! Thank you all for your support.

If you pop in store we have some wonderful birthday specials to celebrate!

Maui Jim


Change the way you view coastal living with glasses specially made for Hawaii now available in South Africa.

More information here >>

Hip…hip…hooray… still seeing it your way!

Bright and early on a Monday morning, we beamed with delight as we showed off our brand new premises in Knysna’s newest mall.

The new look Muir Optometrists is, excuse the pun, certainly eye catching – stylishly modern and very spacious. To show our appreciation for the hard work and professionalism of the contractors and their workers in creating “our wonderful new work space”, we invited them all for early morning coffee and biscuits to mark the opening. We decided that the workers are often overlooked so we offered them vouchers for a free visual screening at Muir Optometrists – “It’s our way of saying thank you.”

We also paid tribute to a little piece of history – 25 years ago, when Andy set up the practice in Knysna, Amanda Vlok was the very first person to have her eyes tested. Now 93 years old, and still a valued patient, Mrs Vlok cut the ribbon and eloquently declared the new practice open!

We are planning a special function in the New Year to celebrate the new premises and Muir Optometrist’s 25th anniversary with all our patients. This is the Muir’s third move in Knysna and hip, hip, hooray it looks like we're here to stay!

Eye charts for Primary Health Care Clinics.

General Optical of Cape Town donated Snellen eye charts and occluders for sixteen primary health care clinics in the Knysna region. These charts are used to measure visual acuity in diabetics as well as general patients, and are suitable for both children and adults.

The Rotary Club of Knysna augmented the charts with normal letter charts so that they are applicable for all levels of literacy. Rotarian Andy Muir, of Muir Optometrists, was the driving force of this project.

At the handover of the charts, Andy held a training and demonstration session for twenty primary health workers at the Provincial Hospital in Knysna.

Oakhill's 'Play It Forward Futbol Festival'.

Muir Optometrists donated some fun, oversized Soccer Word Cup spectacles to Oakhill's Play It Forward Futbol Festival!

Oakhill Prep School hosted a very successful Futbol Festival on Friday, 21 May, with nearly 50 learners from Rheenendal, Ruigtevlei, and Rondevlei Primary Schools in attendance. The day was inspired by the MySchool Play It Forward competition by Woolworths. Five 7th graders, their mom’s and a few of the Oakhill teachers teamed up to make the event happen.

The day was also a celebration of 21 days until the kickoff of the 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup. Four stations were created with kids participating in mini soccer matches, goal kicking practice, tricks and a full field game. All the children had a fabulous time and with prizes on the offer, were definitely giving their all.

2010 Summer Sunglasses Launch

Held in November 2009, the launch saw Georgio Armani, Emporio Armani, MaxMara, Gucci and Dior sunglasses that were previously unseen here in the Garden Route.

Click here for pictures from the 2010 Summer Sunglasses Launch.