Burnham-On-Sea’s Secret Humanitarian

Jul 30, 2021 - Leightons News

David Bull Optometrists is home to dispensing assistant and secret humanitarian, Karen Gowen. It was back in 2012 that Karen undertook the journey of her lifetime, embarking on a two week expedition to Ghana in a bid to provide eyecare and equipment to those in need.

Burnham-on-Sea wish Wendy a wonderful retirement

Jul 26, 2021 - Leightons News

Leightons and the whole team at Burnham-on-Sea would like to wish their former colleague and friend, Wendy, a wonderful retirement!

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.

What You Need to Know About Lazy Eye

Mar 30, 2021 - Eye Care, Children's Eye Care

Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a condition when a child’s vision doesn't develop properly, usually when one eye has a better focus than the other.

What causes digital eye strain?

Apr 15, 2021 - Eye Care

Digital eye strain, the feeling that your eyes are dry, tired and little blurry after working on your computer. Find out what causes it and how you can avoid it.

Why staying hydrated is so important for your eyes

Apr 13, 2021 - Eye Care

As the weather gets warmer it’s important to stay hydrated, not only for your overall health but for your eyes. Find out about dry eye disease and how you can avoid it.

Why you should book your family in for an eye exam this season

Apr 19, 2021 - Children's Eye Care

Family eye care is more important than ever. Book your children in for a free eye test this half term.

Eating to Hear. See. and Do More. How nutritional health can improve your eyes and ears

Mar 25, 2021 - Eye Care

Nutrition trend forecasters are predicting more of the same as we continue to require increased plant-based options and substitutes. How can your nutritional choices impact 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.

World Glaucoma Week: Everything you need to know about glaucoma

Mar 11, 2021 - Eye Care

World Glaucoma Week is aiming to raise awareness of what glaucoma is, how it can affect you and the importance of early diagnosis and regular testing. We are open and here for you.

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.