Kuwait does not suffer from a lack of opticians. Sight tests are usually free and prices for prescription lens fairly reasonable. Common corrective lens are available from stock and new glasses can be delivered within 48 hours. Many of the opticians have their own workshops for grinding lenses and persons with complicated prescriptions no longer have to wait several weeks for lens to arrive from overseas.

There are many top surgeons in the country specialising in cataract removal and corrective vision procedures