DIFFICULT high street trading conditions saw Optical Express fall to a loss of £1.5 million prior to a major restructuring of the group, new accounts filed at Companies House reveal.
Increased use of screen-based devices could have a detrimental impact on eyesight, a report claims.
DAVID Moulsdale is closing around one-quarter of his Optical Express stores in a dramatic restructuring that involves putting part of the group into administration.
SINCE opening his first store in Leith in 1991, David Moulsdale can claim to have developed one of the most successful businesses in the UK's eyecare sector.
SHOP workers were today fearing for their jobs as high street opticians chain Optical Express called in administrators.