Itchy Eyes – Causes and Treatment

Jan 5, 2024 - Eye Care

Explore the causes of itchy eyes, from environmental factors to systemic issues. Learn effective treatments and preventive steps for optimal eye health. Discover more!

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.

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.

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.

Eliminate Glare - How Polarised Sunglasses May Help You Live With Your Cataracts

Jul 24, 2020 - Eye Care

Harmful UV light rays from the sun can speed up the growth of your cataract, but opting for UV filtering sunglasses can slow this down, allowing your eyes and the sensitive skin around them to remain protected.

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.

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.

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?