Tag: audiology

Tag: audiology

06 May, 2015

People in Neath were urged to have their hearing checked during National Deaf Awareness Week (4 – 10 May), as expert research shows at least four million people who don’t have hearing aids would benefit from using them.*

There are currently more than 10 million people in the UK with some form of hearing loss, the equivalent to one in six of the population. Of the total number of people affected, 3.7 million are aged between 16 and 64 and hearing problems range from noise-induced hearing damage to age-related hearing loss.*

‘Help our customers adjust’

06 May, 2015

Residents in Newport were urged to have their hearing checked during National Deaf Awareness Week (4 – 10 May), as expert research shows at least four million people who don’t have hearing aids would benefit from using them.

There are currently more than 10 million people in the UK with some form of hearing loss, the equivalent to one in six of the population. Of the total number of people affected, 3.7 million are aged between 16 and 64 and hearing problems range from noise-induced hearing damage to age-related hearing loss.

‘Help our customers adjust’

06 May, 2015
A Specsavers customer during a routine hearing test at Caerphilly hearing centre

Following National Deaf Awareness Week (4-10 May), people in Caerphilly were encouraged to have their hearing checked, as research shows about four million people who don’t have hearing aids would benefit from using them.*

Around one in six people in the UK have some form of hearing loss, more than 10 million people. About 3.7 million of them are aged between 16 and 64.*

Help our customers adjust

06 May, 2015
A Specsavers hearing aid at Cwmbran hearing centre

Following National Deaf Awareness Week (4-10 May), people living in Cwmbran were urged to have their hearing checked, as research shows there are about four million people in the UK who would benefit from hearing aids but do not wear them.*

More than 10 million people in the UK have some form of hearing loss, the equivalent to one in six of the population. Around 3.7 million of the people affected are aged under 65 and hearing problems range from noise-induced hearing damage to age-related hearing loss.*

Help our customers adjust

06 May, 2015

Research shows that around four million people who don't have hearing aids would benefit from wearing them.* So Specsavers in Merthyr Tydfil urged residents to have their hearing check during National Deaf Awareness Week (4 - 10 May).

Around one in six people in the UK have some form of hearing loss. Of the total number of people affected, 3.7 million are aged between 16 and 64 and hearing problems range from noise-induced hearing damage to age-related hearing loss.*

'Don't suffer in silence'

06 May, 2015

People living in Monmouth were encouraged to have their hearing checked during National Deaf Awareness Week (4 – 10 May), as expert research shows at least four million people who don’t have hearing aids would benefit from using them.*

There are currently more than 10 million people in the UK with some form of hearing loss, the equivalent to one in six of the population. Of the total number of people affected, 3.7 million are aged between 16 and 64 and hearing problems range from noise-induced hearing damage to age-related hearing loss.*

30 April, 2015
Specsavers opticians in Glenrothes launches new hearing service

A new hearing service has launched in Glenrothes, offering locals free in store hearing tests and advice on hearing protection and loss.

Years of experience
The hi-tech Specsavers Hearing Centre based in the Specsavers store in Kingdom shopping centre will bring years of experience in taking care of the nation’s hearing to Glenrothes.

20 April, 2015
Specsavers staff visited Jean at home and fitted hearing aids on the same day

A great-grandmother in Dundee has thanked Specsavers for helping her to hear again. Jean's hearing has been deteriorating for some time, and she has struggled to communicate with her family effectively as well as finding social events difficult.

The 83-year-old is also partially sighted and struggles with her mobility so her daughter, Lana, asked Specsavers in Dundee if it would be possible to arrange a home visit to assess her mum’s hearing.

02 April, 2015
Wigan FM DJ Valerie Boardman better known as ValElvis and audiologist Darren Glancey

As a life-long music lover and DJ, whose passion for the hits of Elvis Presley spawned one of Wigan FM’s most popular shows, hearing loss was a life-changing experience for Valerie Boardman.

26 March, 2015
Tinnitus sufferer

Congleton Specsavers hearing team has seen a recent increase in the number of enquiries about ringing or buzzing in the ears from younger people, who regularly listen to music on their phones.

The Victoria Street store team is now advsing residents and music lovers that they are putting their hearing at risk every day by listening to music through headphones at too high a volume.

Stick to a sensible volume