C OMPUTERIZED eye examination equipment employed by Royal Optic is the first of
its kind in the country able to examine defective vision said senior optometrist
Dr Jerry Ramos. He was speaking after the firm opened its second shop last month
equipped with $30,000 state of the art computer technology.
said: "We serve between 10 and 20 customers per day, our service is more
expensive than other optical shops in Phnom Penh, but the difference is our shop
is equipped with high-tech machines and high quality legitimate
The optician, who has been working for Royal Optic for seven
months, added: "The Essilor Art 50 and Tria Lens machines use the latest
technology to effectively spot the cause of impaired vision and to accurately
calculate the degree of eye error.
"The basic charges for having your
eyes tested and glasses made up vary between $40-$300 depending on the degree of
eye error and the quality of the frame used to make the glasses."
Ramos said Essilor is a worldwide optical company which set up Royal Optic in
Phnom Penh to cure eye problems and sell a range of optical products including
corrective vision glasses, sunglasses and about 20 different kinds of frames
imported from France, Australia, Japan and Italy.
Royal Optic is run and
owned by Men Sokha and his French partner Claude Jaeck.
$50,000 buying the equipment for their first shop which employs five people
situated on the corner of Streets 136 and 15.
They spent another $30,000
on equipment for a new shop which opened in May this year on Preah Monivong
Blvd, Number 220, the shop employs two people.