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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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Festival fun for Sheffield Optometrist

A Crosspool optometrist is entering into the Festival spirit with a vision inspired competition. The team at Alex Gage Family Optometrist in Crosspool has devised a fun word search competition that will be running in its Sandygate Road practice for the duration of the Crosspool Festival from 28th June to 7th July. Alex Gage explained; […]

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Optometrist offers advice to hayfever sufferers

A Sheffield optometrist is offering advice to its patients on how to manage hayfever from an optical point of view. Staff at Alex Gage Family Optometrist practices in Crosspool and Woodseats are advising patients that there is no need to dispense with their contact lenses as the pollen levels rise. Alex Gage explained; “When the […]

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Sheffield Optometrist extends services with Dry Eye treatment

A Sheffield optometrist has reported an increase in the number of patients presenting at his practices with Dry Eye. Alex Gage, who owns practices in Crosspool and Woodseats estimates that he is seeing 10% more patients with Dry Eye than this time last year.  Alex explains what the condition is; “If you have Dry Eye, […]

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