Yateem Optician has been in the vision care industry for over a century now. Spread across the Middle East with over 80 state-of-the-art showrooms, we cater to a diverse clientele. Experienced optometrists, availability of quality ophthalmic lenses and a plethora of international eyewear brands make us one of the most preferred optical outlets in the region.
Be it eye testing, consultation for vision-correction or finding frames that suit your tastes and personality, our staff lends you the best service and assistance. All our showrooms are equipped with computerized ophthalmic devices on par with international standards. Bringing together matchless experience and expertise, Yateem Optician provides world-class eye care services.
Yateem Optician is accredited by all major insurance companies. We provide free after-sale services for all spectacles and sunglasses purchased, according to the stipulated conditions. Our products also carry one year warrantee against manufacturing defects as per supplier policies. Further, we ensure timely delivery on all orders. The online facility to renew the Dubai Driving License (RTA) is also available at all our outlets.
Founded in 1910 in Bahrain by the Late Mr. Ahmed Ali Yateem, Yateem Optician is the 1st Optical Establishment and the only one which can claim a century old existence in the Middle East.
Over the years, under the dynamic leadership of the Former Chairman, Late Mr. Abdulla Ali Yateem, supported by his sons – Mr. Ali Abdulla Yateem, Mr. Ahmed Abdulla Yateem, Mr. Nasser Abdulla Yateem, Mr. Khalid Abdulla Yateem and Mr. Hisham Abdulla Yateem, Yateem Optician has grown as a high end Optical Fashion and Luxury retail chain with 82 exclusive outlets, distribution centre, lens manufacturing unit, hearing aid centre and has also forayed into the real estate business. Yateem has spread its wings all over the G.C.C and has its presence in the U.A.E, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman.
1971 was a major year in the history of Yateem Optician. Mr. Nasser Abdulla Yateem who had joined the business by that time, ventured out to tap the U.A.E market and opened the first retail optical showroom in Abu Dhabi and the rest as they say, is history.
In 1991, Mr Ali Abdulla Yateem, the present Vice Chairman opened Yaco Trading – the wholesale division of Yateem Group to cater to the surging demand of disposable contact lenses, designer sunglasses and frames. He entered into an agreement with Johnson & Johnson – Global leader in the manufacturing and marketing of Acuvue contact lenses. Apart from this, Yaco Trading distributes many fashion luxury designer sunglasses and frames.
Mr. Khalid Yateem added strength to the group by establishing Yateem Hearing Aid Centre as well as Yateem Real Estate, which has properties all over the G.C.C.