How to Choose Your Sunglasses Lenses: Exploring Tints, Mirrors, and Photochromic Options

Jul 12, 2023 - Glasses & Sunglasses

Find the perfect sunglasses lenses for you. Explore different lens opticians and get expert guidance at Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care. Book now!

Choosing the Right Contact Lenses for Your Lifestyle

Jun 27, 2023 - Contact Lenses

Discover which contact lenses are right for you – from daily disposables to reusables and even coloured varieties!

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.

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.

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.

A Spec-trum of colour: Our top pieces of colourful eyewear

Apr 14, 2023 - Glasses & Sunglasses

This season we are all about colourful eyewear, and we think you should be too! Whether you want to go brave and bold, or subtly stylish, we have glasses in a spec-trum of colour, so come and let us take you through our optical rainbow!

How to look after your hearing aids

Mar 3, 2023 - Hearing Aids

Sometimes a little reminder of how to look after our hearing aids is useful. We have selected a few hints and suggestions to help you enjoy your hearing aids with ease.

Hearing Aids Help Your Brain

Mar 3, 2023 - Hearing Care, Hearing Aids, Hearing Tests

Studies suggest that people who have hearing loss are more likely to suffer from dementia. Hearing aids help your brain slow deterioration.

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.

Red, sore eyes? You might have dry eye syndrome

Nov 2, 2022 - Eye Care

We all feel like our eyes can get dry and tired, but if your eyes regularly feel red, sore and uncomfortable, you might be suffering from dry eye syndrome.