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Take a look at our fab new website!

We’re very excited to share the exciting news about our new website – to replace this site. The new site includes lots of important vision information and a super easy way to make appointments at both Crosspool and Woodseats … Continue reading

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We’re proud to be participating in a pioneering trial

We’re delighted to share that we have been  invited to participate in a programme that will help to shape the use of contact lenses specifically designed for myopia (short-sightedness) control in children. We will be working with patients at our … Continue reading

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Soon we will be bringing you the way forward for eye health care and vision in Sheffield. Sign up so you don’t miss our announcements.

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False economy in more ways than one?

If you are considering buying prescription glasses online, you might like to take a look at this news from the College of Optometrists that appeared in the Daily Telegraph recently; One in four pairs of prescription glasses bought online could be … Continue reading

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Contact lens advice for festival goers

Ahead of the Y Not Festival at the end of the month, here’s our advice for contact lens wearers at overnight festivals.. As the summer festival season kicks off, a Sheffield optometrist is calling on contact lens wearers to take … Continue reading

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Hayfever explained in this great infographic

Thanks to the College of Optometrists for sharing this simple guide to hayfever  

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Cohen & Azerley

Azerley and Support Dogs will be featured on Channel 4 throughout Crufts (March 10-13) and the winner is decided by a public vote. So we wondered if you kindly vote for us and share? There is a video about their … Continue reading

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We’re celebrating our 20th anniversary with a promotional offer

We’re very proud to be celebrating 20 years of providing optical services to families in the Sheffield area this year. Me (Alex), my wife and fellow optometrist, Sarah and our team of seven will mark 20 years of trading from the Woodseats … Continue reading

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The prevalence of myopia in children – new study reveals startling statistics

As a study is released about the increased prevalence of myopia (short-sightedness) in children, we’re taking to social media to make people aware of the condition. Researchers at the Ulster University who conducted the NICER (Northern Ireland Childhood Errors of Refraction) Study … Continue reading

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ADD : Treating the cause not the symptoms

Found this and wanted to share with everyone out there who knows someone who doesn’t like reading. I especially like the video of how words can be difficult to see. There is a difference between sight and vision, find out more … Continue reading

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