Caring for all your family's vision needs, since 1996

General Announcements

General news, direct from Alex Gage.

Lenses that reduce night-time glare

If you’re one of the 17 million motorists who struggle to see whilst driving at night*, ask 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 glare and 31% preferring to avoid […]

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Don’t miss our 25th anniversary offer!

To celebrate 25 years at Woodseats, we’re offering the first 25 people who book an appointment at either practice from our anniversary date (25th August) onwards, £25 off eyewear or sunglasses. Don’t miss out! Book your appointment today!

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We’ve added hearing clinic to our services

We’re really pleased to announce that we have partnered with an established family run business to offer a hearing care service to our patients. The Hearing Care Partnership will provide a full hearing care service at both Woodseats and Crosspool practices, with a weekly clinic run by professional audiologists at each location. Of the partnership, […]

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Face masks after 19th July

Whilst we’re looking forward to the easing of restrictions and getting back to a semblance of normality, we are committed to keeping our Woodseats and Crosspool practices safe in order to protect staff and patients from the risk of COVID-19.   Given that an optical examination needs us to be in very close contact, we […]

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The link between screen time and myopia in children

After a busy week in the practice, I was relaxing at home one Friday night when this message pinged into my inbox. It was the findings of a new survey into smartphone data usage and myopic children and young adults. The Centre for Eye Research Ireland (CERI) used smartphone data usage as a measure of […]

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Covid-19 update

Posted on 05th January 2021 This page will have our latest information on the care we can provide during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also find information on our Facebook page. LATEST UPDATE 07.00am, Tuesday 5 January, 2021 We plan to continue operating as normal through this latest lockdown (but please check here before visiting the […]

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Thank you, Mrs C for your fabulous feedback!

As well as providing frames and lenses from the world’s leading suppliers, we pride ourselves on making time for each and  every customer and giving them exceptional customer service and a great Alex Gage experience. As in independent optometrist with just two practices, we pride ourselves on offering customers quality spectacles and contact lenses dispensed […]

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Keeping it in the family

We’re delighted to share that Alex and Sarah’s elder daughter, Emma, has graduated from Cardiff University with a 2:1 degree in Optometry and Vision Sciences. Following in her parents’ footsteps, 22 year old Emma graduated after a three year course and will begin a pre-registration job in Merthyr Tydfil in September, further to additional studies […]

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It’s Move More Month!

Every day in June, we’ll be following the Move More Sheffield’s activity plan that is designed to get us all moving more whilst helping our mental health during lockdown. Download the plan here if you want to join in and keep everyone in the loop with what you’re doing by using the hashtag #MMM2020. To […]

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