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The importance of perfect vision for professional racing cyclists

A Sheffield expert in Sports Vision was invited to meet the Movistar team ahead of the Grand Départ of the Tour de France. Alex Gage, an independent optometrist with practices in Woodseats and Crosspool, was invited to meet the riders and learn about new research about the impact of perfect vision on performance. Alex said: […]

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Sheffield Optometrist is a hit with GB boxers

A Sheffield optometrist is celebrating his involvement with the GB Boxing team. Earlier in the year, the Olympic Boxing team, including Gold medal winners from the London 2012 Olympic Games, joined Alex Gage and Topcon Product specialist, Tim Cole for a screening event at English Institute for Sport in Sheffield. Alex Gage, who owns practices in Woodseats and Crosspool, […]

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Sheffield Optometrist to turn practices blue for World Autism Awareness Day

A Sheffield Optometrist is turning his practices blue in support of World Autism Awareness Day on 2nd April. The blue themes at Alex Gage Family Optometrist will include blue balloons outside the Crosspool and Woodseats practices, staff wearing blue items of clothing and donning blue wigs. World Autism Awareness Day was established in 2008 to […]

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Sheffield Optometrist warns that smoking can cause blindness

With No Smoking Day on the horizon (14 March), Sheffield optometrist Alex Gage is alerting his patients to the potential dangers that smoking poses to eyesight. Quoting information from Eye, Alex said: “Smoking is the most consistently established modifiable risk factor for macular degeneration. A large growing pool of evidence (13 published studies) confirms a […]

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Sheffield Optometrist extends services with Dry Eye treatment

A Sheffield optometrist has reported an increase in the number of patients presenting at his practices with Dry Eye. Alex Gage, who owns practices in Crosspool and Woodseats estimates that he is seeing 10% more patients with Dry Eye than this time last year.  Alex explains what the condition is; “If you have Dry Eye, […]

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Smoking can cause blindness

It’s No Smoking Day tomorrow and Sheffield optometrist Alex Gage is alerting his patients to the potential dangers that smoking poses to eyesight. Quoting information from Eye*, Alex said: “Smoking is the most consistently established modifiable risk factor for macular degeneration. A large growing pool of evidence (13 published studies) confirms a significant association between […]

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Crosspool man’s delight at competition win

A  Crosspool man is delighted after winning a £500 bike in a competition. When John Hurd visited Alex Gage Family Optometrist in Sandygate Road for an eye examination and was inspired to enter a competition to win a bike, little did he expect to win.   Of the prize, a FELT QX 75 hybrid, John […]

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