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!).

Treat your and your partner’s eyes with love this Valentines

Feb 14, 2022 - Eye Care

The season of love is upon us. The shops are filling up with greetings cards laden with ‘I love yous’, heart-shaped chocolates and rose bouquets. Here at Leightons, we’d like to propose you stare longingly into your partner’s eyes this Valentine’s Day – and tell them about the five tips below.

How to keep your eyes and ears healthy in 2022

Jan 28, 2022 - Eye Care, Hearing Care

As we head into February, we are all still looking to make small improvements in our lives. So what’s a better healthy living resolution than paying closer attention to your ear and eye health?

All-in for Veganuary 2022? The 5 best foods for your eyesight

Jan 19, 2022 - Eye Care

Diving head-first into Veganuary 2022? Good for you… and your eyes! A plant-based diet offers lots of vitamins and minerals for your eye health, here’s 5 of the best.

Experience the Ultimate Eye Examination at Leightons Opticians

Dec 30, 2021 - Eye Care

Here at Leightons, we know that vision is a priceless gift, but all too often many may take it for granted. That’s why the NHS recommends that everyone should have an eye examination at least once every two years.

Think outside the box: How to protect your eyes while watching television

Nov 19, 2021 - Eye Care

At this time of year, snuggling up on the sofa is oh-so-tempting and with Netflix at our fingertips, box-set binging is even more enticing. But do you get sore eyes whilst watching television?

AMD and road safety: How to ensure your eyesight isn’t impacting your driving

Nov 15, 2021 - Eye Care

One of the biggest barriers to safe driving is deteriorating eyesight. Here’s what impact macular degeneration can have on your ability to stay safe on the road.

Retinoblastoma awareness: the facts, the signs and the treatment

May 10, 2021 - Eye Care, Children's Eye Care

Retinoblastoma is a rare type of eye cancer that can affect young children, usually under the age of six. There are around 45 cases of retinoblastoma diagnosed every year in the UK.