Caring for all your family's vision needs, since 1996

Alex Gage Crosspool

Making it easier to book an appointment

We all live in a time pressured world where demands on your time are many and varied, particularly during the school holidays. When we redesigned our website, we thought about all of the ways that we could help our patients – from making information easily accessible to an online booking facility- to save precious time. […]

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Congratulations, Crosspool Juniors Under 12s

We are proud to support sport in the community and were delighted to receive this update from Crosspool Juniors under 12s… “The Crosspool Juniors boys under 12 teams would like to thank its black training jacket sponsors Alex Gage family optometrist and match shirt sponsors Blue Wealth capital. This season has been a really encouraging […]

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How initiatives like 30 Days Wild can help prevent myopia

We’re delighted that Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is repeating its 30 Days Wild initiative that encourages people to get outdoors and experience nature. The reason that we’re fans of 30 Days Wild is because the benefits of outdoor play go beyond general health and are documented to slow the progression of myopia in children. There has […]

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We’re delighted to sponsor GB fencer

We’re very excited to be sponsoring 17 year old silver medallist Phoebe Newton-Hughes with daily disposable contact lenses. Phoebe was advised by her coach, Adam Blight, to be assessed by sports vision specialist Alex Gage with a view to improving her fencing performance by optimising her sports vision. Alex, who is one of only a […]

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It’s Love your Lenses Week next week!

Contact lenses are worn safely and loved by millions of people. However, research shows that not all contact lens wearers know how to look after their lenses properly. Love Your Lenses Week 2019 is taking place between 23 and 30 March. If you’ve not seen your optician in a while, it’s a prime time to […]

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We’ve added a hearing clinic to our services at Crosspool

We’re delighted to announce that the first Hearing Clinic UK service in South Yorkshire has opened within our practice at Sandygate Road, Crosspool. Operated by audiologist Nicolas Auffret HCPC, the clinic offers a range of services including hearing aids, tinnitus treatments and Microsuction ear wax removal. Of the launch, Mr Auffret said: “We’re delighted to […]

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Welcome to the team, Karen

We’re delighted to welcome Karen Jones, the former PA to the Chair of Sheffield Health & Social Care to our team. Karen, who lives close to the Crosspool practice and is joining us as an optical assistant in both practices, said: “I saw an advert for the position in the window, came for an interview, […]

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This might be of interest if you don’t like driving at night

If you’re one of the the 17 million motorists who struggle to see whilst driving at night*, you might like to talk to us about Essilor RoadPilot lenses that help to reduce night-time glare by up to 90%. Research suggests that many motorists don’t feel comfortable when driving at night, with 85% of drivers experiencing […]

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