Regular check-ups are essential to protect our vision and overall health yet many of us don’t take the time to think about the importance of caring for our eyes, says Alex Gage as National Eye Health Week approaches (18 – 24 September). Alex and the team at both Woodseats and Crosspool practices are backing the […]
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 […]
Ten people each year* lose their sight as a result of careless behaviour around fireworks with a further 300 estimated eye injuries caused during the season of ‘Guy Fawkes’. Alex Gage Family Optometrist is urging people to take greater care at this time by protecting their eyes from fireworks and bonfire flames. Alex, who owns […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Check out this interesting article as reported in NutraIngredients.com from the Archives of Ophthalmology – Higher blood levels of vitamin D may be associated with a decreased risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in women, says new research. Click here for the full report.
Timely advice for my first blog comes from the Eyecare Trust who have issued the following eyecare alert for Bonfire Night; Every year 10 people in the UK lose their sight and 300 people suffer serious eye injuries as a result of accidents caused by fireworks. And, it’s not just children larking about that are […]