Ear plugs for concerts and festivals

Jun 8, 2023 - Hearing Care

Headed to a music festival or gig this summer? Before you start pitching your tent and rocking to your favourite tunes, we’ve got some information you won’t want to miss! We had a chat with Natasha Soper, Audiologist and music lover, for the lowdown on why you should be wearing hearing protection to your next event!

Y.T.T. Sunglasses 2023: Unveiling our latest collection

Jun 8, 2023 - Glasses & Sunglasses

Welcome to the world of Y.T.T., where timeless style meets modern flair. For those of you who don’t know, back in 2021 we launched our very own optical collection, Yesterday.Today.Tomorrow. and it was an instant hit! Now, we're thrilled to present our most exciting release to date: the Y.T.T. sunglasses collection for 2023.

How to recognise the signs of excessive ear wax build-up

May 30, 2023 - Hearing Care

Excessive ear wax build-up can have an impact on hearing – and removal always needs to be performed by a specialist. Here are the signs to look out for.

The pros and cons of contact lenses for sport and other activities

May 24, 2023 - Contact Lenses

From total beginner to true pro, contact lenses can be great for sports people everywhere. Read why trading in your glasses for contacts could have a big impact on your game.

Sunglasses for Outdoors Activities: Choosing the Right Sunglasses for Driving, Sports, and More

May 22, 2023 - Glasses & Sunglasses

Finally, it’s the season of sunshine and getting out and about! No matter how we choose to spend our warm summer days, it’s oh-so-important to wear sunglasses when we are outside to protect our eyes against harmful UV rays. But did you know that sunglasses can also enhance your favourite outdoor activities? Well, join us as we take you through our sunglass recommendations for your favourite outdoor sports and hobbies.

How to support your hearing during outdoor activities

May 22, 2023 - Hearing Protection

Summer is here! And so are all of the exciting outdoor activities that come along with the warmer months. Whether you already have hearing loss, or you’re simply looking to prevent it, it’s important to know how to keep your ears safe while making the most of the season!

A perfect fit for safer hearing: The benefits of custom hearing protection

May 18, 2023 - Hearing Protection

Find out why custom earplugs are the right choice, offering the best hearing protection for music, sports and sleeping.

Study reveals hearing aids may reduce dementia risk in later life

May 11, 2023 - Hearing Care

For years, we’ve known that unaddressed hearing loss leads to an increased risk of dementia. But now, new research published by the University of Exeter concludes that wearing an effective hearing aid can reduce this risk, by helping you to maintain brain function in later life.

Celebrating the King's Coronation and our 95th anniversary at Leightons

May 5, 2023 - Leightons News

As we all know, this week marks a momentous occasion for our country as the nation comes together to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III. But for us at Leightons, 2023 also marks another milestone: our 95th anniversary to be exact! To commemorate this mammoth year, we’re taking a trip down memory lane to find out where it all started for us, the changes we’ve seen over 95 years, and what the future has in store for us as we step into a new era not only for Leightons but for the whole country.

Summer Eye Health Issues and How to Prevent Them

May 4, 2023 - Eye Care

Ah, summer! The sun is shining, the barbecues are out, and the ice cream is flowing, but why are our eyes itching? This year, don’t let the joys of summer be overshadowed by dry or sore eyes. Join us as we take a look at some of the most common summer time eye health problems and how we can prevent them.

Hear the world in full colour with Leightons

Apr 27, 2023 - Hearing Care

Without light, we see no colour. And without sound, we lose connection. It is often the case that our hearing and sight are considered as two separate senses, yet a life without either colour or connection is a very dull place indeed! Join us as we hear from Audiologist & Professional Services Manager Elizabeth Newbould as she discusses the links between sound, our sight and colour.

Leightons Wokingham’s exclusive Maui Jim event

Apr 26, 2023 - Events

On Saturday (22nd April), Leightons Wokingham held a spectacular Maui Jim event, showcasing their incredible sunglasses and glasses collection from one of the world’s best brands.