RIVERGATE shoppers will continue to receive expert care after a husband-and-wife team re-opened a refurbished Boots opticians in the Irvine shopping centre. 

Adnaan and Afshan Ahmad have been running the store for the past seven years, and a recent refurbishment saw the new look store re-open in December. 

The store looks modern, clean, vibrant and very eye-catching.

The new specialist branch offers services that cannot be found elsewhere in the area.

Optometrist and store manager Adnaan told the Times: “This is the first time the store has had a refurbishment in around 20 years.  

“We have been serving the local community for over 30 years, providing clinical excellence with impeccable service and attention to detail. 

"Patients are welcomed within a friendly environment and we make sure they are not rushed, spending that extra time so they get the right advice tailored to their requirements.

“We have added to our range of frames to provide patients with an improved choice, and we are the only opticians within the Rivergate Mall that provides diabetic eye screening.

“With people being stuck at home and using computers more than ever, having a regular an eye test is extremely important. 

"We have a vast range of products to suit all budgets and look to always provide honest advice suited to the patients’ needs and lifestyle.”

Customers at the store will receive advantage card points on all purchases instore, and there is a highly experienced team who are always on hand to help at every stage.

Boots Opticians is one of the leading opticians in the UK with 550 practices providing a nationwide service. 

They also provide hearing and pharmacy services.

In 2013, it became the first multiple opticians in the UK to include digital retinal photography as a standard element of its eye test for customers of all ages. 

In 2014, Boots Opticians, unveiled its new customer offer, which champions the ‘Clearer pricing, Clearer vision’ strategy, focussing on health, value, and price to ensure customers get the best experience and total price transparency when purchasing glasses.

Customers who buy one pair of glasses, will also get all additional pairs for half price.  Over 60s get a further 20 per cent off the 1st pair and students 10 per cent.

To book an appointment for an eye check call Boots Opticians Irvine on 01294 279442 or book online via the website.

The eye check will be carried out by an experienced, professional optometrist. 

It will consist of several different checks designed to identify early signs of medical conditions such as diabetes, glaucoma and high blood pressure, as well to see whether glasses or contact lenses are needed.