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Optometry

We marked 20 years in business by recreating iconic photo

Here’s the story of how it came about… Twenty years ago, Alex Gage Family Optometrist opened the doors to its Woodseats practice on Chesterfield Road for the first time and to mark the anniversary, the owner has recreated a picture taken at the opening event. Alex Gage made contact with the girl, Catherine Wort, who […]

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Teenager eyeing up family optometry tradition

We’re thrilled that our daughter, Emma has gone to Cardiff University to follow in our footsteps and study Optometry. Here’s her story.. A student from Sheffield is looking to follow in the footsteps of her parents as she starts her studies to become a fully qualified optometrist. Emma Gage, whose parents own and run Alex […]

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Here’s some advice for hayfever sufferers

As the hayfever season is nearing its peak, with oilseed rape causing misery to many, a family optometrist is offering expert advice on how to care for your eyes. Hayfever can be of particular nuisance to contact lens and glasses wearers who may develop itchy, sore and red eyes as pollen counts rise. According to […]

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Parents advised of 3D warning signs for children’s vision

With the 3D version of the children’s classic, The Jungle Book, just launched, we’d like to urge parents to ensure that children have regular eye examinations and to share this video from the Association of Optometrists [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGKvNIL5H7A?rel=0&w=560&h=315]

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The benefits of omega 3 for healthy eyes

As Good Friday, the day when it is common to eat fish, approaches we are encouraging people to make small changes to their diet to help protect their eye health and to be mindful of the eye health benefits which the essential omega 3 fatty acids from oily fish provide us with. The NHS recommends that we […]

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We’re turning practices blue for World Autism Day on 2nd April

We’re pleased to let you know that we’ll be turning our practices blue in support of World Autism Day on 2nd April. The blue themes at Crosspool and Woodseats will include blue balloons outside each practice, staff wearing blue wigs and clothes and themed refreshments. The team at Woodseats will also be joined by an Autism Assistance Dog […]

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Thank you Ricky for your Five Star Review

We’re always proud when patients travel a long way to see us, but when they follow it up with such a glowing review, that really does make us smile! If you’d like to learn more about how Behavioural Optometry could help you, take a look at our website or the BABO (British Association of Behavioural […]

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8 Tips for Healthy Eyes this year

Thanks to Nichole Baxter and allaboutvision.com for this great infographic. Please call us on 0114 266 7066 (Crosspool) or 0114 274 8582 (Woodseats) if you have any questions about your vision.

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Supporting grass roots football in Sheffield for the second year

We’re proud to be supporting the fabulous group of lads (and Manager, Matt Franklin) who play for Crosspool Juniors FC Under 9’s for the second year. Last year, we supported the team with rain jackets and this year, it’s a shelter! We’re not saying that it rains a lot in Sheffield, but there does appear […]

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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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