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Eye Disorders

Focus on your eye health during National Eye Health Week

Regular check-ups are essential to protect our vision and overall health yet many of us don’t take the time to think about the importance of caring for our eyes, says Alex Gage as National Eye Health Week approaches (18 – 24 September). Alex and the team at both Woodseats and Crosspool practices are backing the […]

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Alex Gage boosts awareness drive for Glaucoma Awareness Week

In a bid to show his support behind the National Glaucoma Awareness Week campaign that began yesterday, Alex Gage is working alongside the International Glaucoma Association (IGA) to educate people about the importance of a regular eye health check as it allows testing of raised eye pressure – an indicator of the condition. National Glaucoma […]

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Here’s some advice for hayfever sufferers

As the hayfever season is nearing its peak, with oilseed rape causing misery to many, a family optometrist is offering expert advice on how to care for your eyes. Hayfever can be of particular nuisance to contact lens and glasses wearers who may develop itchy, sore and red eyes as pollen counts rise. According to […]

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Parents advised of 3D warning signs for children’s vision

With the 3D version of the children’s classic, The Jungle Book, just launched, we’d like to urge parents to ensure that children have regular eye examinations and to share this video from the Association of Optometrists [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGKvNIL5H7A?rel=0&w=560&h=315]

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Why Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month is Important to Everyone

Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month in an effort to educate women about the steps they can take today to help preserve vision in the future. Of the 4.1 million Americans age 40 and older who are visually impaired or blind, 2.6 million are women. Here’s a […]

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The benefits of omega 3 for healthy eyes

As Good Friday, the day when it is common to eat fish, approaches we are encouraging people to make small changes to their diet to help protect their eye health and to be mindful of the eye health benefits which the essential omega 3 fatty acids from oily fish provide us with. The NHS recommends that we […]

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Alex Gage conducts a second screening with GB boxers

A Sheffield optometrist has followed up his work with the GB Boxing Squad and recently conducted a second series of sports vision assessments. Alex Gage, who owns practices in Woodseats and Crosspool, specialises in Sports Vision and is one of only a handful of optometrists in the North of England to have earned a diploma […]

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Sheffield Optometrist reminds sun seekers to look after their eyes

As the long school summer holidays approach, a Sheffield optometrist is alerting people to the danger that the sun’s rays pose to eye health. Alex Gage, who owns practices at Woodseats and Crosspool, says: “People know the dangers of hot weather with regard to sunburn and dehydration, but are less aware of the damage that […]

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Sheffield optometrist offers advice to hayfever sufferers

As the hayfever season approaches, a family optometrist is offering expert advice on how to care for your eyes. Hayfever can be of particular nuisance to contact lens and glasses wearers who may develop itchy, sore and red eyes as pollen counts rise. According to the charity Allergy UK, nearly 18 million people in the […]

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