Category Archives: Specialist Lenses

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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We’re one of a few to offer the Varilux X interactive personalisation experience

We’re proud to be one of only four practitioners in Sheffield to offer a sophisticated personalised service for patients with Varilux X varifocals. Our practices in Woodseats and Crosspool can now dispense Varilux X lenses using the revolutionary Near Vision … Continue reading

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Pioneering contact lens approach slows myopia progression in children

We’re proud to be a part of the pioneering MiSight trial into shortsightedness in children and are delighted to bring you the four year findings, courtesy of Cooper Vision. SINGAPORE, September 18, 2018–New four-year study data shows the significant impact … 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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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 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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Sheffield optometrist’s Tour de Vision

As excitement rises in anticipation of Yorkshire hosting ‘Le Grand Départ’ for the Tour de France in 2014, a Sheffield optometrist has reported an increase in sales of cycling lenses and cycling glasses.  “There is a real buzz in the … Continue reading

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Crosspool man’s delight at competition win

A  Crosspool man is delighted after winning a £500 bike in a competition. When John Hurd visited Alex Gage Family Optometrist in Sandygate Road for an eye examination and was inspired to enter a competition to win a bike, little … Continue reading

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