Category Archives: Children’s eyecare

Look after your eyes this summer

As the region basks in a prolonged period of good weather, here at Alex Gage, we’re alerting people to the danger that the sun’s rays pose to eye health. Alex says: “People know the dangers of hot weather with regard … Continue reading

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Remember eye health care during Diabetes Week

Diabetics should have regular appointments with an optometrist in addition to their annual diabetic retinopathy screening – that is our message during this year’s Diabetes Week (11 – 17 June). Alex stresses that it is not just diabetics that need … Continue reading

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Two out of five eye tests not up to scratch, according to Which? probe

We were delighted, but not surprised, to read that Independent Opticians came out on top in the latest Which? report into the quality of eye tests. Independent and small regional stores were the only type of stores we visited that … Continue reading

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We’re proud to help a Crosspool junior football team look the part

We are delighted to announce that we have sponsored the two Crosspool Juniors FC Under-11s teams by providing them with rain jackets. Alex Gage has helped the Under-11s Green and Red teams, who both play in the Sheffield and District … Continue reading

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Focus on your eye health during National Eye Health Week

Regular check-ups are essential to protect our vision and overall health yet many of us don’t take the time to think about the importance of caring for our eyes, says Alex Gage as National Eye Health Week approaches (18 – … Continue reading

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Welcome to the team, Sadie!

We’re delighted to share that we have given a permanent job to the optical assistant who first joined us on work experience from school in May 2016. We have appointed Sadie Bradbury to the role of part-time optical assistant at … Continue reading

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We’re looking for children with myopia to try a new contact lens

We recently attended some fascinating training about a ground breaking new soft contact lens that has been proven by experts at the University of Birmingham to slow the rate of myopia (short sightedness) progression in children. We were thrilled to … Continue reading

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Remember eye health care during Diabetes Week

Diabetics should have regular appointments with an optometrist in addition to their annual diabetic retinopathy screening – that is the message from a Sheffield optometrist as Diabetes Week began yesterday. Alex Gage, the owner of two optometry practices, stressed that … Continue reading

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Optometrist sets out vision for eye care in 2017

An independent optometrist has shared five resolutions we can all make to keep our eyes healthy in 2017. Alex Gage, who owns two Sheffield optometry practices, has drawn out the guidelines to remind people how important it is to pay … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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