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.

Stress Awareness Month: How stress can affect your eyes and ears

Apr 22, 2021 - Eye Care, Hearing Care

Here at Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care we wanted to shine the light on some of the less well-known effects of stress: the impact on your eyes and ears.

A guide to the UV400 protection rating in sunglasses

Apr 20, 2021 - Eye Care, Glasses & Sunglasses

Our Guide to UV400 protection in sunglasses. As well as deciding which new shades best suit your face, it’s essential to check the UV rating to stay safe.

What causes digital eye strain?

Apr 15, 2021 - Eye Care

Digital eye strain, the feeling that your eyes are dry, tired and little blurry after working on your computer. Find out what causes it and how you can avoid it.

Why staying hydrated is so important for your eyes

Apr 13, 2021 - Eye Care

As the weather gets warmer it’s important to stay hydrated, not only for your overall health but for your eyes. Find out about dry eye disease and how you can avoid it.

What You Need to Know About Lazy Eye

Mar 30, 2021 - Eye Care, Children's Eye Care

Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a condition when a child’s vision doesn't develop properly, usually when one eye has a better focus than the other.

Eating to Hear. See. and Do More. How nutritional health can improve your eyes and ears

Mar 25, 2021 - Eye Care

Nutrition trend forecasters are predicting more of the same as we continue to require increased plant-based options and substitutes. How can your nutritional choices impact your eyes and ears?