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Alex Gage Crosspool

Exciting update about our fencing sponsee, Phoebe Newton-Hughes

Despite being diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as ME) at the start of the 2018/19 season, our superstar fencing sponsee, Phoebe has rallied remarkably and we’re delighted to report that she’s almost back at normal health levels and has moved to London to train full time with coach Chris Galesloot. The move has […]

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Welcome to the team Sylvia, Jo and Margaret

We’re delighted to welcome three new(ish!) faces to the teams at Crosspool and Woodseats. Sylvia Moffatt, Jo Bambrough and Margaret Green have joined us recently as Eyewear Specialists to work across both practices. Sylvia and Jo join the team at Crosspool from Vision Express and outreach work respectively, with former Scrivens employee Margaret sharing her […]

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We’re raising awareness of the dangers of smoking on eye health

We’re backing a nationwide campaign to raises awareness of the link between smoking and sight threatening conditions. The team is helping the Association of Optometrists to promote its Stub it out campaign by displaying posters and leaflets in our practices in Woodseats and Crosspool. Stub it out is the Association’s first national eye health campaign […]

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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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