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.

Ringing in the Ears: Is there a Cure for Tinnitus?

Feb 7, 2020 - Hearing Care

Tinnitus is often described as a ringing in the ears, our experts investigate whether there's a cure and how you can stop tinnitus from impacting your quality of life.

Of Sound Mind: Mental Health and your Hearing

Feb 4, 2020 - Hearing Care

There is a growing need for techniques that help us all cope and the good news is that simple changes in lifestyle can lead to improved mental health and wellbeing. It's important to care for your hearing too.