Eric Rajapakse Opticians opens newly-refurbished Wellawatte branch


Eric Rajapakse Opticians, Sri Lanka’s leading eyecare specialist with over 100 years of expertise, re-opened its newly-refurbished Wellawatte branch recently.

Centrally-located at No.17, Galle Road, Wellawatte, Colombo 06, the branch was ceremoniously declared open by Rajeev Rajapakse, Managing Director of Eric Rajapakse Opticians and Radhika Francis,  Business Head of Essilor Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. at a simple ceremony that was held in keeping with the COVID-19 health guidelines given by the authorities.

The convenient location of the Wellawatte branch provides Eric Rajapakse Opticians customers easy access to their wide range of products and services in a modern showroom with ample parking facilities.

Over the years, Eric Rajapakse Opticians has built a reputation as being a female-friendly optical brand and has more female than male staff. The product range has plenty of choices for female customers thereby ensuring that they have the perfect environment to look into their eyecare needs.

The highly-qualified and well-experienced professionals of Eric Rajapakse Opticians use state-of-the-art equipment such as computerised auto-refractometers, ophthalmoscopes, keratometers, slit-lamps and others to carry out accurate tests.

Customers can choose from a wide range of world-famous spectacles and sunglasses brands including Michael Kors, Prada, Gucci, Vogue, Ray Ban, Polo Ralph Lauren, PolarSun and many others. A comprehensive range of international brands of lenses, including the world-renowned Essilor lenses from France are also available.

Additionally, Beltone hearing aids, a world-class product made in Denmark and available in over 40 countries, are also available so that customers can get their eyesight and hearing checked from one convenient location.

Eric Rajapakse Opticians’ long journey began in 1917, when the founder Alfred Rajapakse had a vision to build Sri Lanka’s best eye care company and serve his fellow citizens during a time when there were only a handful of optical companies in Sri Lanka.

Building on the foundation set by the father, Eric Rajapakse established himself as a leading figure in Sri Lanka’s optical industry. Eric Rajapakse Opticians has witnessed the evolution of the optical industry in Sri Lanka and played a key role as the industry expanded over the past few decades.