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Your Vision Matters to Sheffield Optometrist this National Eye Health Week

Your Vision Matters is the message being promoted by independent Sheffield optometrist, Alex Gage in a bid to improve eye health during the forthcoming National Eye Health Week (16-22 September). During National Eye Health Week (NEHW) eye care charities, organisations and health professionals from across the UK join together to promote the importance of eye health and […]

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Please help us to support Road Safety Week

Please can you help us to support this vital cause? A Sheffield optometrist is backing a campaign tohelp raise awareness about the importance of driving with good vision by getting involved in Road Safety Week (19-25 November). Alex Gage is one of a number of optometrists nationwide who are being encouraged to support the UK’s […]

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Revolutionary 3D screening at Alex Gage, Sheffield

Just sharing our latest news! We have just invested over £50,000 in the latest 3D OCT Screening camera and equipment at our Woodseats, Sheffied practice so that me and the team can help to safeguard the eye health of our patients. I’m delighted with the new camera – it cost a lot of money but […]

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Vitamin D linked to lower eye risk in young women: Study

Check out this interesting article as reported in from the Archives of Ophthalmology – Higher blood levels of vitamin D may be associated with a decreased risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in women, says new research.  Click here for the full report.

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Watching 3D may help uncover eye disorders

Further to warnings over Christmas about the potential damage caused to under 6’s eyesight by the new Nintendo 3DS console, the College of Optometrists has published a press release suggesting that watching 3D may be beneficial as it may help to uncover eye disorders. Here’s what the College has to say; The College of Optometrists […]

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