Our expert staff will perform an in depth hearing assessment that will take approximately 30 minutes. This assessment will allow us to explain your hearing capabilities to you, recommend solutions that will fit your lifestyle (if required), and set a baseline for future assessments.
We have treated hundreds of patients living with tinnitus. We will work with you to decide on a unique treatment solution that fits your lifestyle and goals.
Tinnitus is not simple. Everybody’s tinnitus noise is individual to them, although of course there are several major types e.g. ringing, buzzing, whistling, roaring, humming etc. Its causes are many (though excessive noise and some medications are the major PREVENTABLE causes). The range of tinnitus is very wide from mild to severe. It is usual for tinnitus to fluctuate with stress or tiredness and this has no sinister significance. If tinnitus is troubling you TAKE ACTION NOW.
What is Tinnitus?
Tinnitus is a physical condition, experienced as noises or ringing in the ears or head when no such external physical noise is present. Tinnitus is usually caused by a fault in the hearing system; it is a symptom, not a disease in itself.
What Causes Tinnitus?
Many causes – almost everything that can go wrong with our ears can produce tinnitus as a symptom! Perhaps as simple as wax against the eardrum, or as serious as a tumour on the hearing nerve. Otosclerosis (fixation of the tiny stirrup bone in the middle ear) can produce tinnitus; so can Meniere’s disease. A major cause of tinnitus is EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE NOISE