Optician Optical Express has opened a new £3 million clinic and treatment hub in Birmingham city centre.
West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has officially launched the new centre in Corporation Street which has the latest diagnostic and treatment technologies on site.
The Glasgow-based group said it was one of the largest investments it had ever made into a new clinic.
It covers 10,000 sq ft across three floors and has created new jobs for optometrists and ophthalmic surgeons to join the clinic team.
Optical Express founder and chief executive David Moulsdale said: “Optical Express has been providing exceptional eye care to patients in Birmingham and surrounding areas for over 25 years.
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“It’s great that one of our biggest investments in a new clinic, over £3 million, will serve an area with which we have such a longstanding connection.
“We are determined that our response to the covid-19 pandemic will be to continue to expand and invest in our excellent clinics.”