How to have easier conversations

Mar 2, 2023 - Hearing Care

We all understand the huge value of staying connected, particularly after the pandemic, and the critical role it plays in both our physical and mental wellbeing. With that in mind, we've put together some top tips to help those communication partners, as well as individuals with hearing loss, to help keep your conversations going.

How to protect your ears in cold weather

Nov 9, 2022 - Hearing Care, Hearing Protection

When we think about wrapping up against freezing temperatures, our first thought is often a warm jacket. One of our most-exposed and least-protected body parts are overlooked – our ears.

How to festival this summer while protecting your vision and hearing

Jul 21, 2022 - Eye Care, Hearing Care

Festival season is well and truly underway, with Glastonbury starting things off back in June and plenty more to come this month, including, Rewind, Reading & Leeds and Carfest, to name a few! But did you know that festivals can present potential dangers for your eyes and ears?

Think you have an ear infection? These surprising reasons may have caused it

Jun 6, 2022 - Hearing Care

Whilst ear infections are more common in children, they can affect adults too. Symptoms of an ear infection usually include feeling sick, lack of energy, high temperature, and itching in and around the ear. Whilst the majority of cases clear up by themselves after three days, there are actions you can take to avoid ear infections occurring in the first place.

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?

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.

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.

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.