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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Did you know that around six million people in the UK suffer from tinnitus?
And that there are some very well-known sufferers, including the presenter and DJ Jo Whiley and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, amongst others?
A common condition
It is a common condition, characterised by a constant ringing or buzzing in the ears, and currently has no cure.
If you have ever been to a concert, music festival or nightclub, you will probably be familiar with the after effects.
Perhaps a little temporary deafness, or a mild ringing or buzzing in your ears?
A fact of life
For around six million people in the UK, that ringing or buzzing sound is a fact of life.
They suffer from tinnitus, a medical condition with no cure – but that can be managed, according to the experts at Specsavers Hailsham, in The Quintins.
A common problem
If you suffer from tinnitus, you are definitely not alone.
And the audiology experts at Specsavers Tonbridge, in the High Street, have some great tips to help you deal with the condition.
Six million sufferers
The British Tinnitus Association estimates that six million adults in the UK suffer from the condition, characterised by a constant internal buzzing or ringing in the ears.