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Eye Examinations

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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Tips for winter driving

We’re getting close to the shortest day now and the weather is turning cold and wintry.  Winter driving is known to cause eye strain so here are my top tips to minimise the risk of accidents; Have your eyes examined regularly to make sure that your prescription is up to date. Low light levels at […]

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Sheffield Optometrist celebrates move with family fun day

Sheffield Optometrist Alex Gage is celebrating his move to spacious new premises with a family fun day. Alex and his wife, fellow optometrist Sarah Gage, started practicing at Sandygate Road, Crosspool on Monday 5th September following an extensive programme of refurbishment and will hold a launch party this Saturday (10th September). There will be fun […]

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As we head towards the peak weeks in the school summer holidays we’d like to make you aware that it’s as important to protect our eyes as our skin to prevent UV damage that can result in associated eye health conditions including cataracts. According to The Eyecare Trust charity, our eyes are 10 times more sensitive […]

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National Eye Health Week 2011

Reward yourself by loving your eyes 13-19 June 2011 is National Eye Health Week and people in Sheffield are being urged to love their eyes and get them tested as part of the national Eye Love My Local Independent Optician campaign. As an additional incentive, other than health and well being, and as part of […]

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Revolutionary 3D screening at Alex Gage, Sheffield

Just sharing our latest news! We have just invested over £50,000 in the latest 3D OCT Screening camera and equipment at our Woodseats, Sheffied practice so that me and the team can help to safeguard the eye health of our patients. I’m delighted with the new camera – it cost a lot of money but […]

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Watching 3D may help uncover eye disorders

Further to warnings over Christmas about the potential damage caused to under 6’s eyesight by the new Nintendo 3DS console, the College of Optometrists has published a press release suggesting that watching 3D may be beneficial as it may help to uncover eye disorders. Here’s what the College has to say; The College of Optometrists […]

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