Our story

Brighter Optical Co. was founded by Mr. Lau Man Kwong in Mong Kok in 1971.
Coming from a family in optometry business in Guangzhou, Mr. Lau would like to continue to serve the community with his professional knowledge in optical eyewear and to develop his family business in Hong Kong.
Back in the days many renown optical store were located on the Hong Kong island side, Mr Lau saw the potential of Mong Kok which is located in the heart of Kowloon region and founded Brighter Optical Co. in 1971.
Since then, Brighter Optical Co. has served millions of customers, witnessing the development of Mong Kok and the growth of Hong Kong.

Today the company continues serving the community one vision in mind: “To help everyone See Brighter and Live Better” hence the name Brighter Optical.

Over the years Brighter Optical has achieved many milestones.
We are the first company to guarantee 30-minute pick up of prescription optical.
In 1987 we opened up our second store in Cheung She Wan with the intent to expand our vision of “a brighter tomorrow” to many more communities.
In 2000, an Optometry clinic opened in Mong Kok, which is an industry first to have an optical store and optometry clinic under the same roof.
This provides seamless synergy for customers to enjoy a full eye health exam ( a comprehensive eye exam that looks at both your eye sight and health) more than just a basic refraction check.
Today, optometry is undergoing major changes in patients’ demands for medical care and a host of cutting-edge advancements in eye care technology, more skilled professionals are new need to address patients’ needs.

At Brighter Optical Centre, optometrist will address all aspects of primary eye care from prescribing glasses or contact lenses to management of variety of eye condition states as their licensure allows. If a condition falls outside of the scope of optometric practice, patient will receive timely referral to an ophthalmologist on site for manage and surgery.

Our company also offer volunteer vision screening activities /vision care seminar for local schools, aged-care centers. Through community involvement, we take action to raise awareness on the importance of good eye health & eyesight. They are the fundamental blocks for quality living that everyone deserves. Welcome to contact us for details.