More than 50% of people over 60 years old have a hearing impairment. Hearing impairment is the second most common cause of disability in older people.
Extensive Speech Testing
It is not just the young and the elderly who can benefit from a complete assessment. Around 20% of all young people are regularly exposed to dangerously loud music, risking their hearing at noisy clubs and bars and by listening to personal stereos at extreme noise levels, and around 1.3 million people are exposed to potentially damaging noise in the workplace.
As Independent Hearing Aid Consultants we can supply a wide range of different hearing aid technologies. Some are invisible aids that slot straight into the ear, others sit behind the ear and offer more power.
Behind the Ear
In the Canal
Our expert knowledge paired with your everyday experience will allow us to consider which style, fit and design will give you the maximum benefits available.
The microsuction technique uses gentle suction to clean the ear, and is much safer and more comfortable than all other forms of ear cleaning, including syringing and irrigation.
A video assessment of the extent of ear wax build-up will help us decide which method is most suitable for you.
Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound, in the absence of any corresponding external sound. Around 30% of individuals will experience tinnitus at some point in their life.
Sound Enrichment Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Tinnitus Retraining Therapy
Tinnitus can be intrusive and distressing to begin with but with time and the right help these things can be greatly reduced or eliminated allowing a full and happy life.
Your hearing is precious – unfortunately most people don’t realise how important their hearing is to them until they’ve damaged it.
Musicians, industrial workers, shooting enthusiasts, motorsport workers and anyone else regularly in a noisy environment should be protecting their ears before it is too late and irreversible damage occurs.
Simple, logical and clear advice for musicians / DJs and music lovers.
In Ear Monitors IEMs
Filtered Noise Protection
Microsuction Ear Wax Removal
A hearing test at your appointment is a useful way of keeping a regular check on how your ears are coping in the noisy environments you encounter.