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Vision

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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Screen users advised to think about eye health

Screens are becoming a big part of our daily lives, whether through computers, tablets or phones, but users are reminded of the need to look after their eyes. Sheffield optometrist Alex Gage, owner of two practices in Woodseats and Crosspool, said: ‘The big thing with computers and mobile devices is not the devices themselves but […]

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Alex Gage and Amy light it up for Sheffield Live!

Yesterday was Light It Up Blue Day and, in addition to the blue wigs, cupcakes and blue clothing, we were delighted to welcome Amy from Support Dogs, with Cass. Thanks to the folks at Sheffield Live!, we now have a great reminder of this important day and the role that optometrists and dogs can play […]

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Sheffield hairdresser sets her sights on a new career

A Sheffield hairdresser has swapped her scissors for spectacles as she embarks on a new career. 29 year old Kate Wilson has joined the team at the Woodseats branch of Alex Gage Family Optometrist as an Optical Assistant. Of the change, Kate said: “I wanted to try a new job that would give me a […]

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Sheffield Optometrist warns that smoking can cause blindness

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 […]

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Sheffield’s swimming optometrist offers free prescription goggles

Fresh from competing in the ASA Masters competition at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield swimming optometrist Alex Gage is inviting patients old and new to claim free prescription swimming goggles. Alex, who owns practices in Crosspool and Woodseats with his wife and fellow optometrist, Sarah, has 10 pairs of prescription swimming goggles to give away whilst stocks […]

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Your Vision Matters to Sheffield Optometrist this National Eye Health Week

Your Vision Matters is the message being promoted by independent Sheffield optometrist, Alex Gage in a bid to improve eye health during the forthcoming National Eye Health Week (16-22 September). During National Eye Health Week (NEHW) eye care charities, organisations and health professionals from across the UK join together to promote the importance of eye health and […]

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