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Optometry

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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Welcome to the team, Karen

We’re delighted to welcome Karen Jones, the former PA to the Chair of Sheffield Health & Social Care to our team. Karen, who lives close to the Crosspool practice and is joining us as an optical assistant in both practices, said: “I saw an advert for the position in the window, came for an interview, […]

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Remember eye health care during Diabetes Week

Diabetics should have regular appointments with an optometrist in addition to their annual diabetic retinopathy screening – that is our message during this year’s Diabetes Week (11 – 17 June). Alex stresses that it is not just diabetics that need to be aware of the importance of having an eye examination: “4.5 million people in […]

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Short days, long nights and more news from Alex Gage

Because the UK is closer to the North Pole than the Equator, there are significant variations in the length of our days and nights. These seasonal changes pose a variety of vision-related challenges, which might affect your optimal choice of eyewear. Low sun The sun is lower in the sky between late autumn and early spring, […]

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We’re proud to help a Crosspool junior football team look the part

We are delighted to announce that we have sponsored the two Crosspool Juniors FC Under-11s teams by providing them with rain jackets. Alex Gage has helped the Under-11s Green and Red teams, who both play in the Sheffield and District Junior Sunday League to look the part for their matches this season. Team members have […]

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Focus on your eye health during National Eye Health Week

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 […]

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Alex Gage boosts awareness drive for Glaucoma Awareness Week

In a bid to show his support behind the National Glaucoma Awareness Week campaign that began yesterday, Alex Gage is working alongside the International Glaucoma Association (IGA) to educate people about the importance of a regular eye health check as it allows testing of raised eye pressure – an indicator of the condition. National Glaucoma […]

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