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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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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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Outdoor play benefits myopia say optometrists ahead of Get Outside Day

Sheffield family optometrists Alex and Sarah Gage are urging children to take part in the first national Get Outside Day this Sunday for the sake of their eyesight. #GetOutsideDay is the brainchild of Ordnance Survey who has teamed up with supporters across the country to organise guided walks, cycling and other outdoor activities in a […]

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Pioneering contact lens approach slows myopia progression in children

We’re proud to be a part of the pioneering MiSight trial into shortsightedness in children and are delighted to bring you the four year findings, courtesy of Cooper Vision. SINGAPORE, September 18, 2018–New four-year study data shows the significant impact of a pioneering contact lens management approach to slowing the progression of myopia (nearsightedness) in […]

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Look after your eyes this summer

As the region basks in a prolonged period of good weather, here at Alex Gage, we’re alerting people to the danger that the sun’s rays pose to eye health. Alex says: “People know the dangers of hot weather with regard to sunburn and dehydration, but are less aware of the damage that the sun can […]

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