Woodseats Team

Our practice at 857 Chesterfield Road, Sheffield is staffed by an experienced and enthusiastic team that provides a range of services including eye examinations,contact lens advice and fitting,  retinal photography and 3D imaging with the latest Topcon OCT 2000.

meet the team


Alex Gage, Optometrist 

AT WORK, Alex tests eyes, conducts glaucoma screening, advises athletes on sports vision and is involved in the PEARS project for acute eyecare referrals. He is increasingly involved in helping young people to control myopia.

OUTSIDE WORK, Alex is a member of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Council and enjoys competing in triathlons and Thursday evenings at the pub with the lads.

Sarah Gage, Optometrist

AT WORK, Sarah tests eyes and fits contact lenses.

OUTSIDE WORK, Sarah is “Snowy Owl” at Brownies, plays netball and badminton and enjoys looking after and riding Dylan, a gorgeous 7 year old Welsh Cob.



Cara, Manager


Cara has been with Alex Gage Optometrists since 1998 and is responsible for glazing, dispensing, appointments, and takes on any jobs Alex wishes to delegate!


Cara and her husband have two daughters, Winnie and Mabel. They also have a Scottish Terrier, three chickens, and keep African lake fish. This keeps her busy! Cara enjoys walking in her spare time. She also really enjoys planning and cooking meals.


Rachel, Optical Assistant 

AT WORK, Rachel has been with Alex since he bought the practice in 1996 and is responsible for booking patients in, accounts, dispensing and glazing.

OUTSIDE WORK, animal lover Rachel enjoys walking rescue dogs, fine food and foreign travel.


Sadie, Optical Assistant

AT WORK, Some of Sadie’s responsibilities are looking after reception, dispensing, & glazing.

OUTSIDE WORK, likes to do outdoor activities such as walking and playing sports, including netball every week. She likes to play musical instruments such as guitar piano and drums. As well as spending time with family and friends and pet dog Bess.

opening hours and how to find us
We are open
Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.30am to 1pm
How to find us Click here to find us and get directions
857 Chesterfield Road, Woodseats, Sheffield S8 0SQ
You can also use the telehone 0114 274 8582
Skype: alexgageoptom_woodseats
and e mail woodseats@alexgagevision.co.uk


In May 2017, the Woodseats practice underwent a fabulous refit – take a look at the gallery of images below to see how good it looks.

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