Category Archives: Contact lenses

Here’s how our eyecare plan can help you to save money on your glasses and contact lenses

Spreading the cost of a Comprehensive Eyecare package – for people who value their eyesight The Problem The cost of providing eye examination is underfunded by the NHS. The NHS does not fund investment in advanced instrumentation such as digital … Continue reading

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Pioneering contact lens approach slows myopia progression in children

We’re proud to be a part of the pioneering MiSight trial into shortsightedness in children and are delighted to bring you the four year findings, courtesy of Cooper Vision. SINGAPORE, September 18, 2018–New four-year study data shows the significant impact … Continue reading

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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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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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Halloween warning about novelty contact lenses

The dangers of wearing novelty contact lenses has been highlighted by the British Contact Lens Association as Halloween approaches. In recent years, novelty contact lenses have become a key component to thousands of party-goers’ costumes, with sales escalating around Halloween. … Continue reading

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Here’s some advice for hayfever sufferers

As the hayfever season is nearing its peak, with oilseed rape causing misery to many, a family optometrist is offering expert advice on how to care for your eyes. Hayfever can be of particular nuisance to contact lens and glasses … Continue reading

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Children, don’t forget your eyes when you slip, slop, slap this summer

As the days lengthen and the prospect of a long, hot summer beckons, we’re alerting people to the danger that the sun’s rays pose to eye health. Alex Gage says: “People know the dangers of hot weather with regard to sunburn … Continue reading

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Hayfever explained in this great infographic

Thanks to the College of Optometrists for sharing this simple guide to hayfever  

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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 … Continue reading

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Sheffield optometrist offers advice to hayfever sufferers

As the hayfever season approaches, a family optometrist is offering expert advice on how to care for your eyes. Hayfever can be of particular nuisance to contact lens and glasses wearers who may develop itchy, sore and red eyes as … Continue reading

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