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

Independent optician

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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Introducing Sea2see – a range of frames from recycled ocean plastics

We’re delighted to stock a range of handmade spectacle frames that are produced from ocean waste in both Woodseats and Crosspool. ‘Sea2see’ optical frames and sunglasses are made entirely with recycled marine plastic waste that is collected in collaboration with thousands of fishermen in Spanish ports. Talking about the innovative range, Alex said: “The waste, […]

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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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Please can you help us to spread the word?

In order to keep everyone safe from coronavirus, we are allowing an hour between patients so that we can clean everything thoroughly. The impact of this is that we can now only see seven patients per day, instead of the 14 that we would see before. As you can appreciate, this reduction has a significant […]

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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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Covid19 Policy

We are taking measures to help protect staff and public during this unprecedented time. We aim to have a 15-minute gap between appointments to reduce contact between patients and visitors. We will sanitise surfaces between appointments, with antibacterial wipes. We ask that patients do not attend early to reduce time in our waiting area. We […]

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Fencer Phoebe gets GB call up for the European Championships

For those of you who have been following the progress of our fencing sponsee Phoebe Newton-Hughes, we hope that you’ll be as excited as were are to read the latest news from Phoebe’s Mum, Ann: “Soooo…having qualified for the European Championships and being selected as reserve the call came late Thursday night and Feebs is […]

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Welcome to the team Sylvia, Jo and Margaret

We’re delighted to welcome three new(ish!) faces to the teams at Crosspool and Woodseats. Sylvia Moffatt, Jo Bambrough and Margaret Green have joined us recently as Eyewear Specialists to work across both practices. Sylvia and Jo join the team at Crosspool from Vision Express and outreach work respectively, with former Scrivens employee Margaret sharing her […]

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Making it easier to book an appointment

We all live in a time pressured world where demands on your time are many and varied, particularly during the school holidays. When we redesigned our website, we thought about all of the ways that we could help our patients – from making information easily accessible to an online booking facility- to save precious time. […]

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