“Our Vision is to provide best and high quality eye care and perfect vision
corrections for our customers”
“Our Mission is to fulfill and ensure customer expectations through our expertise knowledge,
professionalism, quality products
and equipment with best possible standards.
Key Values of the Success
High quality eye care & perfect vision corrections
Highest quality products
Modern & Advanced technology
Superior customer service
Style and Fashion
Efficient and User friendly staff
Introduction of the Organization
J.A. Wimalasooriya Opticians is renewed as the prime Opticians in Gampaha city,
which is located at No. 4/8, YMBA Building, Gampaha. J.A. Wimalasooriya Opticians
registered at Western Provincial Council under Registration No. WK 504 as Sole
Proprietor business, dated 04th day of December 1997. We provide high quality
service and befits to our valued customers to fulfill their expectations. We are the
leading eye health care and vision correctors in Gampaha city and our in-house expertise
and professionally qualified staff provides superior customer service, and defend the reputation
of our esteemed organization. We promote eye health care agenda and deliver services which
appraised and valued by our customers.
We conduct Diagnostic and dispensing optical clinic, and retail sale, supply fitting of frames,
ophthalmic lenses, and contact lenses, supply and practice of cosmetic and ophthalmic contact
lenses in a wide range of selection, import ophthalmic frames, lenses, sunglasses, and other
connected accessories, import machineries and other equipment which related to optical industry
for the purpose of distribution and supply both retail and wholesale products, clinical and laboratory
products for both individual customers and opticians.
Owner of the Organization is Mr. J A Lasantha Deepal and Mrs. P. K. A Wilmalasooriya performs as Manager
Operations for the Organization. In addition to that, four qualified Optometrists, Opticians, Senior
Technician, Trainee Technician Two Lens Fitting Technicians, Quality Controller, Sales Coordinator,
Two Store Assistants, Trainee Store Assistant, Account Executive, Trainee Account Assistant, Cashier,
IT Administrator, three Customer Care Assistants, Receptionist and Office Assistant hand with the Organization
to provide high quality eye health care together with perfect vision corrections for our valued customers
with great confidence and efficiency.
HOW FAR WE CAME
J. A. Wimalasooriya Opticians established in November 1996, and registered as a Sole Proprietorship.
Mr. Deepal is the proprietor, awell-known Optometrist who began his career as a Trainee Optometrist.
Mr. Deepal left the Organization with the goal of running his own business. This is the first step
of establishing J. A. Wimalasooriya Optician, which is presently recognized as the leading optician
In 1996 Mr. Deepal and his better half Mrs. Aruni Wimalasooriya move further step by
starting new business at a rented premises in Gampaha. At early stages, Mr. Deepal use
to carry spectacle frames to customers and attempt make more orders. Meanwhile Mr.
Deepal was greatly supported by his beloved wife and Mr. J. A. Nayanakantha, who
joined to the organization as the first employer. In the same time Mr. Deepal managed
to make few trips to India and through visiting several Optical trade fairs, he collect
different experiences and expertise knowledge about optical products, machinery and equipment.
In 2000, Mr. Deepal make a decision, to import optical products, and equipment from India,
China, Singapore, Italy, Germany and Denmark. Presently organization import 80% of its products
and equipment from foreign countries and also performs as an Audio Agent and popular for world
class sunglass brands.
Future Plans and Further Development of the Organization
The newly construct building for J.A. Wimalasooriya Opticians located at heart of
Gampaha and any customer can reach very easily and comfortably. New building
consists with a Basement with four Floors and a Roof Top. Basement Plans for Car
Park area and Wholesale Stores of the Organization. Ground Floor consists with
Reception, Normal Spectacles Sales Division, Two Refraction (Testing) Rooms and
a Workshop. High Quality Spectacles Sales Division (VIP Division), Two Refraction
Rooms, Main Store and Accounts Division planned for the 1st Floor of the new
building. In the 2nd Floor new Medical Equipment and Diagnostic Room, Server
Room and Chairman’s Room will be constructed. Eye Surgery Theater with all
modern facilities and technologies planned for the 3rd Floor of the building.
Roof Top Floor reserved for Lunch Room, Meeting Room and Customer Waiting area.
All these interior designs specially made for the convenience and comfort ability
of the valued customers of the Organization.
Mr. Deepal mainly aims to make the Public aware of vision technology and eye health care.
Mr. Deepal plans number of events to achieve his goal within coming years. Presently Mr.
Deepal hand with Eye Care Organization and engaged in conducting campaigns to achieve
this goal. In addition to that, Mr. Deepal plans to run his business with advance
technology together with the modern eye products and equipment.
Mr.J.A. Lasantha Deepal
“I established J.A. Wimalasooriya Opticians in November, 1996, keen to take on the challenge to
achieve the goal of acknowledging the public over the visual technology.
My main concern make towards the highest quality of the eye product, rather than selling a product
to the customer who come to us. As the result of my vision, my valued customers create platform to
spared our brand name within the society and defend our reputation among the public. I really believe
that, main reason behind my success is my valued customers, who are with heart full blessings and wishes
over me and our organization. They are the people who built me, who I am today but nothing else.
I never dream to open any branches of our organization in any part of Sri Lanka, as I need to speak
with my customers and ensure their eye health expectations with my professionally qualified staff.
This led me to have their blessings and wishes every moment I deal with them. I always attempt to
provide eye products for fair and reasonable price for the customers, and not to make any barriers
over customers who come to us to purchase an eye product.
Life never stands still and that applies equally to the optical field and I will strive to ensure that
I and my staff are ready to face whatever challenges we face to achieve our future goals.”
Mr. Lasantha Deepal
Chairman and Proprietor
“I have been most impressed by our staff’s expertise and enthusiasm for the profession
and for delivering best outcomes for our valued customers.
For me, the undoubted highlight of the years I hand with Organization was time we decide
to move our business to our own building. The project to which our staff and customers have
already embraced the changes has been so encouraging. We have completed entrusted tasks, which
will deliver real eye care protection benefits for our customers. We have laid much groundwork
to ensure we keep pace with our future plans and developments, and have seen our work and service
praised by our valued customers.
None of these achievements would have been possible without the support of a hardworking and
professional team of staff and under the versatile guidelines of our chairman.
I look back past years knowing that we achieved a lot. I look forward coming years
knowing that we have the right team in place to achieve even more.”
My utmost goal is in defining the company strategy and using technology and
innovation continuously to maintain its leadership in the industry.
Having accumulated extensive experience for more than 18 years in different domain and
variety of business environment in addition to having Masters in IT from Keele University UK,
Vijitha Gangodavila has served as consultant at JAW for last couple of years to the present by
providing advice on how to proceed with various technological changes, upgrades and other choices
that affect a business and its daily operations and its efficient customer support.
Top Management of J.A. Wimalasooriya Opticians organized number of events to keep the
staff enthusiasm and motivation to provide superior customer service.
Our staff participates in many national and international training programmes and trade
fairs in the field of optical, to gain expertise knowledge and experience to improve our
services, under company sponsorship. Number of staff members are guide to carry further
education in the field of optical and awarded with professional qualifications.
Top management decides to provide transport facilities for the staff members who hold
senior executive positions, as a token of appreciations for their great commitment towards
the organization. Annual trip, Birthday parties, Get-togethers, New Year and other religious
festivals organized to keep the team spirit and enthusiasm of our team of staff.
Administration & HR
Ophthalmic Test & Assessment
Mr. Nayanakantha joined to the Organization in 1996 as the first employee. Although he starts his career as a trainee, he was trained as a technician,
optician and sales coordinator of the Organization. Presently he appoints as the
Head of Fitting Laboratory and qualified as Associated Member of Sri Lanka
In 2003 Mr. Nadirakantha joined to the Organization, and performed as an Optician for
more than 5 years. He is keen to learn about Optometry and he was trained as an optometrist
under our chief Optometrist Mr. Deepal. His hard working lead the way to become as the most
qualified Optometrist of the Organization.
Mrs. Uresha joined to our Organization recently. Her expertise knowledge and several
years of experience as an Optometrist, make the platform her to join our staff as
the Senior Optometrist. She is familiar with A Scan, B Scan, IOL Master, GDX, Optical
Coherence , Tomography (OCT), HVF (Humphrey Visual Field), Pascal, Central, Corneal
Thickness (CCT), Fundus Photo, Hess Chart Ophthalmoscope, Retinas Cope, Lens Meter,
Keratometer, Topography and Refraction.
SALES & MARKETING
In 2012 Mr. Thamel joined our Organization as an Optician. He started his
career as a trainee Optician and several years of working experience in overseas countries and
knowledge he gained from many training courses he has participated, made him
as a fully qualified Optician today.