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Save more than money by stopping smoking

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 […]

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Please help us to support Road Safety Week

Please can you help us to support this vital cause? A Sheffield optometrist is backing a campaign tohelp raise awareness about the importance of driving with good vision by getting involved in Road Safety Week (19-25 November). Alex Gage is one of a number of optometrists nationwide who are being encouraged to support the UK’s […]

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It’s time to love your eyes

‘Love your eyes’ 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 (17-23 September). As part of the national Eye Love My Local Independent Optician campaign, Alex is urging people of the local community of every age to LOVE […]

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Back to school eye examinations

The new school year is fast approaching and as parents stock up on stationery supplies and new school uniforms, the team at Alex Gage’s Optometry practices in Woodseats and Crosspool are urging families to also book in for an eye examination as part of the back to school routine. Independent opticians across the UK are […]

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Crosspool man’s delight at competition win

A  Crosspool man is delighted after winning a £500 bike in a competition. When John Hurd visited Alex Gage Family Optometrist in Sandygate Road for an eye examination and was inspired to enter a competition to win a bike, little did he expect to win.   Of the prize, a FELT QX 75 hybrid, John […]

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Kidney charity benefits from visionary donation

A Sheffield kidney charity has benefitted from a fund raising initiative by a local family optometrist. Clients and staff at Alex Gage’s practices at Woodseats and Crosspool were   inspired to raise money for SAKA(Sheffield Area Kidney Association) after Cara Smith, manager at the Woodseats practice, had a kidney transplant in 2009 and were delighted to hand […]

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Tips for winter driving

We’re getting close to the shortest day now and the weather is turning cold and wintry.  Winter driving is known to cause eye strain so here are my top tips to minimise the risk of accidents; Have your eyes examined regularly to make sure that your prescription is up to date. Low light levels at […]

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Sheffield Optometrist celebrates move with family fun day

Sheffield Optometrist Alex Gage is celebrating his move to spacious new premises with a family fun day. Alex and his wife, fellow optometrist Sarah Gage, started practicing at Sandygate Road, Crosspool on Monday 5th September following an extensive programme of refurbishment and will hold a launch party this Saturday (10th September). There will be fun […]

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As we head towards the peak weeks in the school summer holidays we’d like to make you aware that it’s as important to protect our eyes as our skin to prevent UV damage that can result in associated eye health conditions including cataracts. According to The Eyecare Trust charity, our eyes are 10 times more sensitive […]

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