Our hearing is one of the key senses which connects us to the rest of the world. It allows us to communicate and enjoy some of life’s most greatest gifts. Yet despite its importance in our lives, we don’t always take the necessary steps to take care of our hearing. Currently, one in six people in the UK suffers from hearing loss. At Roberts and Quinn Opticians, we want to educate the community about the steps it can take to safeguard its hearing and provide an unrivalled audiological service. Ropberts and Quinn Opticians is proud to announce that we are working with Amplify Hearing, to offer you the highest level of audiological care. With over 30 years combined experience, their experts bring a wealth of expertise, the best technology on the market and exceptional quality of products.
Amplify Hearing offers a complementary service check to make sure your current device is working in tip top shape. Whether you require removal of obstructions to the microphone inlet, altering and cleaning of battery contacts or volume control and calibration checks, they will endeavor to ensure your hearing device is running smoothly and efficiently.
If you notice a deterioration in your hearing, it’s vital to see an audiologist at the earliest available date. If you require medical attention, your audiologist will refer you to an appropriate medical specialist. They will always strive to highlight all available solutions to you.
During a hearing assessment, an audiologist will measure your ability to hear different frequencies or pitch of tone. Your responses will be measured on what is known as an audiogram. They will also conducts a basic word recognition assessment to examine whether your ability to communicate is being affected by your hearing.
Admitting your hearing is deteriorating can be a difficult experience and many avoid broaching the topic for fear of embarrassment. In some cases it becomes the responsibility of friends and family to raise concerns. If you believe that someone you know is suffering from hearing loss, please share this information with them and pass on our contact details. It’s important they know that there are solutions available and we will always be here to help.
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