Why we should wear anti-glare glasses when driving

Nov 23, 2023 - Eye Care, Glasses & Sunglasses

With the dark and wet winter weather well and truly here, driving can become just a little more hazardous at this time of year. If you’re planning on driving for work, family or friends, with lots of road travel planned, here’s why it’s essential to wear anti-glare glasses.

DIY and eye injuries

Aug 24, 2023 - Eye Care

Find out about the hidden risks of eye injury when undertaking DIY projects, what to do in an emergency and how to prevent them.

How to Travel with Contact Lenses: Tips for Keeping Your Lenses Clean and Safe

Jul 10, 2023 - Eye Care

Travelling with contact lenses? Learn how to keep your lenses clean and your eyes safe on the go with our essential tips.

Why Sunglasses are Essential for Eye Health: Protecting Your Eyes from UV Rays

Jun 20, 2023 - Eye Care, Glasses & Sunglasses

Protect your eyes from UV rays with sunglasses. Discover why sunglasses are essential for eye health and how you can find your perfect pair at Leightons.

Summer Eye Health Issues and How to Prevent Them

May 4, 2023 - Eye Care

Ah, summer! The sun is shining, the barbecues are out, and the ice cream is flowing, but why are our eyes itching? This year, don’t let the joys of summer be overshadowed by dry or sore eyes. Join us as we take a look at some of the most common summer time eye health problems and how we can prevent them.

Red, sore eyes? You might have dry eye syndrome

Nov 2, 2022 - Eye Care

We all feel like our eyes can get dry and tired, but if your eyes regularly feel red, sore and uncomfortable, you might be suffering from dry eye syndrome.

Leightons Cirencester invests in new slit lamp microscopes

Oct 10, 2022 - Eye Care

At Leightons, we continually invest in technologies to better look after your vision and the health of your eyes, to enable us to deliver the best possible eye examination.

How to festival this summer while protecting your vision and hearing

Jul 21, 2022 - Eye Care, Hearing Care

Festival season is well and truly underway, with Glastonbury starting things off back in June and plenty more to come this month, including, Rewind, Reading & Leeds and Carfest, to name a few! But did you know that festivals can present potential dangers for your eyes and ears?

Netflix marathon? How bingeing could affect your vision

Jul 14, 2022 - Eye Care

Too much screen time can indeed affect your eyes. Here’s how too much exposure can affect your vision and what you can do to help…

Blepharitis – what it is and how do you treat it

Jun 6, 2022 - Eye Care

Ble-pha-ri-tis: a bit of a tricky word, but luckily it’s not usually a tricky problem. It can be treated and managed. Here’s our quick guide to blepharitis.

5 ways to keep hay fever at bay this spring

Apr 1, 2022 - Eye Care

The days are getting longer and sunnier – spring is just around the corner. But for many of us, sneezing, wheezing, and itchy eyes come hand in hand with the spring and summer months. To help you cope with the high-pollen season, we’ve put together 6 ways to ease your symptoms.

The ultimate eyecare guide to working from home

Mar 7, 2022 - Eye Care

Despite the lifting of lockdown rules and a big push back into offices, many of us will still have the option to work from home (whether it’s from the couch or the kitchen table is up to you!).