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Don’t miss our 25th anniversary offer!

To celebrate 25 years at Woodseats, we’re offering the first 25 people who book an appointment at either practice from our anniversary date (25th August) onwards, £25 off eyewear or sunglasses. Don’t miss out! Book your appointment today!

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We’ve added hearing clinic to our services

We’re really pleased to announce that we have partnered with an established family run business to offer a hearing care service to our patients. The Hearing Care Partnership will provide a full hearing care service at both Woodseats and Crosspool practices, with a weekly clinic run by professional audiologists at each location. Of the partnership, […]

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We’re celebrating 25 years in Woodseats this month

We’re delighted to share that we are celebrating a milestone anniversary this month. On 25th August, Sarah and I will have been providing optometric services from our Woodseats practice for 25 years, and we planning to celebrate with an offer for patients and a BBQ party for our team. We’re very grateful to the people […]

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Face masks after 19th July

Whilst we’re looking forward to the easing of restrictions and getting back to a semblance of normality, we are committed to keeping our Woodseats and Crosspool practices safe in order to protect staff and patients from the risk of COVID-19.   Given that an optical examination needs us to be in very close contact, we […]

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We’ve invested in a new 3D scanner at Woodseats

We’re pleased to share the news that we have invested significantly in the latest model OCT (Ocular Coherence Tomography) 3D imaging scanner for advanced eye examinations at our Woodseats practice. OCT helps to safeguard eye health by providing a detailed picture of the back of the eye. It is a highly advanced screening system that […]

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The link between screen time and myopia in children

After a busy week in the practice, I was relaxing at home one Friday night when this message pinged into my inbox. It was the findings of a new survey into smartphone data usage and myopic children and young adults. The Centre for Eye Research Ireland (CERI) used smartphone data usage as a measure of […]

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Covid-19 update

Posted on 05th January 2021 This page will have our latest information on the care we can provide during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also find information on our Facebook page. LATEST UPDATE 07.00am, Tuesday 5 January, 2021 We plan to continue operating as normal through this latest lockdown (but please check here before visiting the […]

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Thank you, Mrs C for your fabulous feedback!

As well as providing frames and lenses from the world’s leading suppliers, we pride ourselves on making time for each and  every customer and giving them exceptional customer service and a great Alex Gage experience. As in independent optometrist with just two practices, we pride ourselves on offering customers quality spectacles and contact lenses dispensed […]

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