Category Archives: Optometry

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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Remember eye health care during Diabetes Week

Diabetics should have regular appointments with an optometrist in addition to their annual diabetic retinopathy screening – that is our message during this year’s Diabetes Week (11 – 17 June). Alex stresses that it is not just diabetics that need … Continue reading

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Short days, long nights and more news from Alex Gage

Because the UK is closer to the North Pole than the Equator, there are significant variations in the length of our days and nights. These seasonal changes pose a variety of vision-related challenges, which might affect your optimal choice of … 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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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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We marked 20 years in business by recreating iconic photo

Here’s the story of how it came about… Twenty years ago, Alex Gage Family Optometrist opened the doors to its Woodseats practice on Chesterfield Road for the first time and to mark the anniversary, the owner has recreated a picture … Continue reading

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