Category Archives: Sports Vision

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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We’re stepping out to boost city’s health record

We’re thrilled to be leading the way in an innovative campaign to get Sheffield moving. It’s the first time that we have signed up to the Move More Workplace Challenge, a physical activity programme that aims to transform Sheffield into … Continue reading

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Supporting grass roots football in Sheffield for the second year

We’re proud to be supporting the fabulous group of lads (and Manager, Matt Franklin) who play for Crosspool Juniors FC Under 9’s for the second year. Last year, we supported the team with rain jackets and this year, it’s a … 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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Bid to boost sports culture could be hampered by poor eyesight

Primary schools in Sheffield will be given more funding for sports due to the current government’s pledge of £150 million until 2020 in a bid to encourage children to be active and enjoy sport. However the millions invested may not … Continue reading

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Sheffield optometrist sponsors champion junior football team

An optometrist based in Sheffield has come forward as a sponsor for smart new training jackets for the Crosspool Juniors Under-8s Boys Football Club. Alex Gage contacted the manager of the football team after seeing an article about the team … 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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The importance of perfect vision for professional racing cyclists

A Sheffield expert in Sports Vision was invited to meet the Movistar team ahead of the Grand Départ of the Tour de France. Alex Gage, an independent optometrist with practices in Woodseats and Crosspool, was invited to meet the riders … Continue reading

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Sheffield Optometrist is a hit with GB boxers

A Sheffield optometrist is celebrating his involvement with the GB Boxing team. Earlier in the year, the Olympic Boxing team, including Gold medal winners from the London 2012 Olympic Games, joined Alex Gage and Topcon Product specialist, Tim Cole for … Continue reading

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Sheffield’s swimming optometrist offers free prescription goggles

Fresh from competing in the ASA Masters competition at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield swimming optometrist Alex Gage is inviting patients old and new to claim free prescription swimming goggles. Alex, who owns practices in Crosspool and Woodseats with his wife and … Continue reading

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