Vision Express has joined the ranks of Optometry Scotland to help strengthen the organisation.

Other major opticians to have signed up to Optometry Scotland, the sole representative of Scotland’s optical sector, include Specsavers, Boots Opticians, Duncan and Todd, and Black and Lizars.

Chair of Optometry Scotland Samantha Watson said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Vision Express to the Optometry Scotland family. There is strength in numbers and in having the opportunity to represent the industry in its entirety.With this latest addition, we now proudly represent the vast majority of Scotland’s major optical practices as well as a significant number of independent opticians.’