Category Archives: 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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If you’re one of the 17 million motorists who struggles with night time driving, you might be interested in this..

We have launched a range of lenses designed to help the 17 million motorists who struggle to see whilst driving at night* and can now supply the Essilor RoadPilot lenses that help to reduce night-time glare by up to 90% … 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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Here are some before and after pics of our refurbished practice at Woodseats

We’re very proud to share some photos of our refurbished practice at 857 Chesterfield Road, Woodseats. Click on the images to enlarge them. You can compare them with the before pictures at the bottom of the page. Our practice manager, … Continue reading

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We won the Most Active Organisation in the Yorkshire Cancer Research Workplace Challenge 2017

Thanks to Yorkshire Cancer Research for allowing us to share this great press release announcing our win! Active workplaces honoured at celebration event A Sheffield-based optometrist has been named as the city’s most active workplace as part of a challenge … Continue reading

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Alex Gage boosts awareness drive for Glaucoma Awareness Week

In a bid to show his support behind the National Glaucoma Awareness Week campaign that began yesterday, Alex Gage is working alongside the International Glaucoma Association (IGA) to educate people about the importance of a regular eye health check as … 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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