How to keep stress at bay and protect your hearing

Apr 12, 2022 - Hearing Care

Stress can cause a wide range of health problems, including hearing issues, so, we’d like to show you the signs to look for and help you prevent stress-related hearing loss before it gets serious.

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?

Give the Gift of Hearing this Christmas

Dec 3, 2021 - Hearing Care

Whether you’re searching for that special something for a loved one this year, or looking to treat yourself, finding the perfect present at Christmas is never an easy task, but what can be greater than the gift of hearing?

Protect your ears this Bonfire Night!

Nov 2, 2021 - Hearing Care

After 18 months of cancelled festivities, it’s finally time to grab a hot dog, cosy up by the bonfire (at a safe distance!), and get ready to watch a beautiful display of fireworks crackling, sizzling, whooshing into the sky.

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.

Sensitive to noise? Misophonia and hyperacusis explained

Apr 16, 2021 - Hearing Care, Hearing Tests

Do you have an emotional reaction to everyday sounds? This could mean you have acute sensitivity to sound – or, in medical terms, misophonia or hyperacusis

Staying connected virtually when you have a hearing loss

Mar 16, 2021 - Hearing Care

Virtual conversation just isn’t the same as meeting up in real life. If you add hearing loss into the mix, you’ll know all too well the difficulties you’re faced with. Find out how we're keeping connected at Leightons.

Tinnitus Awareness Week: Don’t worry, you’re not alone

Feb 1, 2021 - Hearing Care

Around 6.5 million people in the UK and 700 million around the world have some form of tinnitus. Even children as young as ten have been reported suffering from the symptoms of tinnitus.

Tips for communicating with a hearing loss

Jan 26, 2021 - Hearing Care

Now more than ever, staying connected with loved ones is so important for our health. Trying to do so while having a hearing loss can make things all that more difficult. Whether it's communicating at home, chatting over the phone, or enjoying a socially distanced walk while catching up - we want to make sure you enjoy every moment.

Don't let hearing loss give you the holiday blues

Dec 4, 2020 - Hearing Care

Christmas may look a little different this year, but there’s no need to compromise on your hearing. How to chase away the holiday blues this season by reconnecting to the sounds around you.