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Eye studies

Daily Mail article about overnight contact lenses

We are pleased to be able to offer clients the ortho-K lenses that are mentioned in this Daily Mail article on Sunday 29-11-15. Special contact lenses that change the curve in the eye when they are worn overnight can improve eye-sight Latest research shows contact lenses could be used ‘like braces’ to correct children’s eyesight […]

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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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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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Your Vision Matters to Sheffield Optometrist this National Eye Health Week

Your Vision Matters is the message being promoted by independent Sheffield optometrist, Alex Gage in a bid to improve eye health during the forthcoming National Eye Health Week (16-22 September). During National Eye Health Week (NEHW) eye care charities, organisations and health professionals from across the UK join together to promote the importance of eye health and […]

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Save more than money by stopping smoking

A Sheffield optometrist is backing this year’s No Smoking Day theme of Swap your fags for swag and advising people that stopping smoking can benefit more than their finances. Independent optometrist Alex Gage is using the thirtieth anniversary of No Smoking Day on 13th March to highlight the eye health benefits of stopping smoking. Alex […]

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It’s time to love your eyes

‘Love your eyes’ is the message being promoted by independent Sheffield optometrist, Alex Gage in a bid to improve eye health during the forthcoming National Eye Health Week (17-23 September). As part of the national Eye Love My Local Independent Optician campaign, Alex is urging people of the local community of every age to LOVE […]

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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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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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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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