Tag: audiology

Tag: audiology

18 January, 2018
DJ Jo Whiley is supporting Specsavers Audiologists Listen Up! campaign after admitting she suffers from tinnitus

After years spent wearing headphones and DJing in clubs, broadcaster Jo Whiley has revealed that her career has taken its toll on her hearing – she suffers from tinnitus. 

Voice of reason

Jo is the latest celebrity to lend her support to the Specsavers Audiologists Listen Up! campaign to encourage regular hearing checks.

16 March, 2018
Specsavers in Watford gets behind World Hearing Day

Staff at Specsavers in Watford have been busy rallying the troops to support World Hearing Day.

The hearing centre - along with their optical peers - backed this year’s campaign ' Hear the Future', by raising awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss by taking the best care of your ears.

On Saturday 3 March, the team welcomed local residents to the High Street store for a free hearing test, with no need for an appointment.

14 March, 2018
Specsavers Orpington are offering advice for Tinnitus Awareness Week

Earlier this month, the audiology team at Specsavers Orpington recognised the British Tinnitus Association’s Tinnitus Awareness Week, by offering guidance to customers on the effects of the hearing condition.

Kiran Kaur, hearing director at Specsavers Orpington, and also responsible for hearcare services in West Wickham and Sidcup offers his top tips for lessening the effects of tinnitus.

Learn to relax

09 March, 2018
Audiology director Angie Bull at Specsavers Weston-super-Mare on hand to offer advice

As part of the British Tinnitus Association’s Tinnitus Awareness Week in February, the Specsavers audiology team located at 70 High Street, Weston-Super-Mare have been available in store to offer guidance on how to manage the condition that currently has no known cure.

08 March, 2018
Store staff on stage at the Millennium Forum

The Derry-Londonderry team have agreed a two year partnership with the Millennium Forum.

As the popular theatre’s access partner, Specsavers support is enabling the Forum to develop their already successful ‘Access’ initiatives and acquire a portable hearing enhancement loop system for its Studio Theatre. The loop system will also be used for additional break out and meeting rooms.

Fully accessible to everyone

08 March, 2018
Chloe Gilliam, hearing director at Specsavers in Sittingbourne, Chatham and Gillingham, shares her knowledge on tinnitus

To mark Tinnitus Awareness Week, in February, Chloe Gilliam, hearing director at Specsavers in Sittingbourne, Chatham and Gillingham, discusses three things that you probably didn’t know about the condition.

07 March, 2018
The team at Specsavers in Ashford and Whitstable gives advice on Tinnitus, to mark Tinnitus Awareness Week

Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with tinnitus or you’ve been struggling to manage niggling tinnitus noises for years, the hearing team at Specsavers in Ashford, also responsible for Specsavers in Whitstable, shares some facts about the condition that you might not know about.

Hearing tips

27 February, 2018
Specsavers Kings Lynn are running weekly Tuesday audiology clinics at Hunstanton Community Centre

Specsavers Kings Lynn are committed to delivering high-quality audiology services to the local community, when and where they are needed.

So when the team behind the stores in Norfolk Street and Sainsburys Hardwick were given the opportunity to run weekly hearing clinics in Hunstanton, they jumped at the chance. And they took Specsavers audiology mascot, Big Ear, along for the ride.

New Hunstanton clinic

27 February, 2018
The hearing team at Specsavers in Dover, Deal, Margate, Ramsgate and Folkestone sheds some light on Tinnitus

To mark Tinnitus Awareness Week, the hearing team at Specsavers in Dover, also responsible for the audiology service at Specsavers in Deal, Folkestone, Ramsgate and Margate, sheds some light on tinnitus, debunking the most common myths about this condition.

  • You can only get tinnitus from listening to loud music or noises

There is no doubt that listening to dangerously loud music or noises can result in tinnitus. However, there can be many different causes. Tinnitus has been linked to many more causes, such as emotional changes, ear infections and ear diseases.

26 February, 2018
Presenter and DJ Jo Whiley suffers from tinnitus

According to the British Tinnitus Association, six million UK adults suffer from tinnitus, a condition characterised by a constant buzzing or ringing in the ears.

So if you do suffer from tinnitus, you are definitely not alone.

Great tips from the experts

Celebrities who live with tinnitus include the DJ and presenter Jo Whiley.