Category Archives: Contact lenses

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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Sheffield optometrist helps local canoeist makes waves in the competitive ranks

An independent optometrist has come to the aid of a young sports star thanks to his expertise in a new innovative contact lens technology. Alex Gage, a family optometrist who owns two practices in Woodseats and Crosspool in Sheffield, was … Continue reading

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Overnight vision correction is the subject of a Mail on Sunday article

Having worked with the team at i-GO for over a year now and having ‘first hand’ experience of the benefits of Overnight Vision Correction through my wife and fellow optometrist, Sarah, we were delighted to read this article in The … Continue reading

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Sheffield optometrist offers overnight vision solution for hayfever sufferers

As the pollen levels continue to rise, we are offering patients a revolutionary, non surgical treatment for short sightedness (myopia) that helps hayfever sufferers. We launched the i-GO ortho-k (overnight vision correction) night time contact lens at our practice in … Continue reading

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