Published: 09:53, 15 October 2020
| Updated: 09:55, 15 October 2020
A state-of-the-art £3million eye surgery clinic has been opened in Dartford .
Optical Express has unveiled the new 10,000sq ft treatment centre in Dartford Crossways - and it was officially opened by local Conservative MP Gareth Johnson.
It will provide a range of services including laser and cataract surgery and create a number of new jobs.
A smaller clinic had previously been based at Bluewater .
Gareth Johnson said: “The opening of this new clinic is fantastic news for Dartford. Our town is a great place to do business, and this investment in new jobs and state of the art technology proves just that."
David Moulsdale, Optical Express, chairman and CEO, added: “This £3m investment in Dartford will hugely benefit our patients and the local economy. We are determined that our response to coronavirus will be to continue to expand and invest in our excellent clinics. We’re aiming to retain and attract the very best local talent, and are recruiting for a variety of roles, including optometrists and managers, across the country.”