Category Archives: Myopia

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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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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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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US study finds that short-sighted children do better with contact lenses

I’ve just read an interesting American study that concludes that short-sighted children do better with contact lenses than glasses. The Adolescent and Child Health Initiative to Encourage Vision Empowerment (ACHIEVE) Study was undertaken by the Ohio State University College of … Continue reading

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