Category Archives: Eye studies

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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Teenager eyeing up family optometry tradition

We’re thrilled that our daughter, Emma has gone to Cardiff University to follow in our footsteps and study Optometry. Here’s her story.. A student from Sheffield is looking to follow in the footsteps of her parents as she starts her … Continue reading

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New figures reveal 1.6Million school-aged children estimated to be living with an undetected vision problem

  Did you know? More than one and a half Million (1.6Million) school–aged children in England could be living with an undiagnosed vision problem that impacts on their educational and social development according to new figures released by National Eye … 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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Parents advised of 3D warning signs for children’s vision

With the 3D version of the children’s classic, The Jungle Book, just launched, we’d like to urge parents to ensure that children have regular eye examinations and to share this video from the Association of Optometrists

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Why Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month is Important to Everyone

Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month in an effort to educate women about the steps they can take today to help preserve vision in the future. Of the 4.1 million Americans age … Continue reading

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The benefits of omega 3 for healthy eyes

As Good Friday, the day when it is common to eat fish, approaches we are encouraging people to make small changes to their diet to help protect their eye health and to be mindful of the eye health benefits which the essential … Continue reading

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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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Alex Gage conducts a second screening with GB boxers

A Sheffield optometrist has followed up his work with the GB Boxing Squad and recently conducted a second series of sports vision assessments. Alex Gage, who owns practices in Woodseats and Crosspool, specialises in Sports Vision and is one of … Continue reading

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Parents should make children’s eye care a priority, says Sheffield optometrist

A Sheffield optometrist is encouraging parents and guardians to appreciate the importance of early eye tests for young children. Alex Gage, owner of two practices in Crosspool and Woodseats, said although children have eyesight tests at school, eye care sometimes … Continue reading

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