About Us

eyewa is the first dedicated online eyewear store for the Middle East. We have thousands of different eyeglasses, sunglasses, color contact lenses and prescription contact lenses  for you to choose from.

On eyewa, you’ll find quintessentially cool brands like Ray-Ban and Emporio Armani, heritage brands like Burberry and Persol, high-fashion brands like Fendi, Dolce & Gabbanaand Prada sporty brands like Nike and Lacoste and everything in between. Discover our brands portfolio with thousands of styles here.

Our contact lens collection is another way to showcase the beauty of your eyes with style. With brands like Acuvue and Bella (and more here) options for astigmatism, bifocal and multifocal – you’re sure to find what you’re looking for!


- Meet the Team -

Anass Boumediene is a co-founder and co-CEO of eyewa

Anass is notorious for being a very confident, but a very bad navigator. He always gets lost when driving, despite using google maps or having a copilot. Every outing with him is a chance for a new adventure! In his free time, Anass enjoys reading manga, watching MMA, and going out with friends.

Anass has a Masters in Management from ESCP Europe, a Bachelor in Finance from Concordia, and is a CFA and FRM charterholder. He has worked for Deutsche Bank in London, ACG Private Equity in Paris, and for Bain & Company and foodpanda Middle East

Mehdi Oudghiri is a co-founder and co-CEO at eyewa

An accomplished polyglot, Mehdi speaks five languages fluently, and is obsessed with solving puzzles. In his free time, he can be found spending time with friends and family over board and video games. Mehdi is a talented guitarist, participating in several bands across the world and has performed live at concerts.

Mehdi has an MBA from Stanford University, a Bachelor in Business Administration from ESSEC, and a Bachelor in Management from Tongji University. He has worked for Valeo China, Bain & Company and foodpanda Middle East

Elias Tsikhlakis is the COO at eyewa

Elias has a reputation for being fashion forward, and enjoys scuba and freediving in his spare time. In winters he’s found on the beach playing volleyball and showing off his collection of sunglasses.

Elias has a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Marketing from Georgetown University. Elias has worked for Bain & Company and Al Tayer Retail.

Taneesha Mohandas is the Head of Strategy and Business Intelligence

A serial hobbyist, Taneesha has at some point enjoyed making candles, creating her own skin care, embroidery, making jewelry and calligraphy, and has all the supplies to prove it.

She also enjoys playing board games with friends and loves planning and hosting dinner parties.Taneesha has an MBA from the University of Virginia’s; Darden School of Business and has worked for L’Oreal USA

Ethar Al Saadi is a Marketing Manager at eyewa.

Queen of all things bling, Ethar loves jewelry and is known to design unique pieces in gold, pearls and diamonds for herself and family. She also enjoys the outdoors and spends her weekends swimming and hiking.

Ethar has a Masters degree in Media Studies from the University of Wollongong and has worked in media and creative agencies.

Alya Alturki is a Marketing and Design Project Manager at eyewa.

A certified Personal Trainer, Alya is obsessed with fitness and loves trying out new and innovative workouts.

Alya is a trained interior designer and has a degree in design from George Washington University. She also has a Masters in International Business from Hult International Business School. Alya worked at artecasa in Kuwait before moving to Dubai.


Lubna Ghazzawi is a Content Specialist at eyewa

Resident Potterhead, Lubna reads all seven Harry Potter books every July and loves reading and solving puzzles.

Lubna has a degree in French Literature from the University of Jordan. Lubna’s work experience includes foodpanda Middle East.