The Ministry of Health and Wellness Informs the public that trading or contact lenses Including
ophthalmic frames by unauthorized personnel and advertising outlets Is prohibited. Contact
lenses should not be bought from places not designated to provide health services as they
may not be backed by any clinical evaluation.
Furthermore, contact lenses, just like any medical devices, ore approved by Botswana
Medicine Regulatory Authority (BoMRA), and therefore, their use should be preceded by a
comprehensive eye examination that begins with contact lens case history, evaluation of
functional vision and refractive status.
Please see attached Press Release