Category Archives: Vision

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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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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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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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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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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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 the message from a Sheffield optometrist as Diabetes Week began yesterday. Alex Gage, the owner of two optometry practices, stressed that … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Rachel

We’re delighted to report that our optical assistant Rachel Ireson has been with us for over 20 years! Rachel has worked in our Chesterfield Road, Woodseats practice for 20 years, and worked for the previous owner, Mr Egginton for four years before … 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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Teenager eyeing up family optometry tradition

We’re thrilled that our daughter, Emma has gone to Cardiff University to follow in our footsteps and study Optometry. Here’s her story.. A student from Sheffield is looking to follow in the footsteps of her parents as she starts her … Continue reading

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