Hearing tests in Cockermouth

With Better Hearing Clinic

Our Clinic in Cockermouth is the first of our dedicated stand-alone business premises situated on Station Street across the road from Cumbrian Building Society not far from Sainsbury’s and Wilko’s which makes it convenient for parking.

We offer appointments daily, opening times being 9am ‘til 5.30pm Monday to Friday. We are available for a Saturday appointments from 9am ’til 1pm. 

When you book your appointment we will make contact with the and ask you to complete a triage form online. We do require the form to be completed, before you attend.

Our two clinic rooms are all on the ground floor, with a dedicated rooms for Wax Removal Treatment, Hearing Tests and Consultations. 

We use video technology and in our treatment room and you will be able to see the inside of your ear. 

We trust that you will feel comfortable and safe, having an opportunity to share your hearing experiences, express your needs  and discuss solutions and treatment options with our Hearing Aid Audiologist.

Did you know?

According to the charity ‘Action on Hearing Loss’, 11 million people in the UK have some form of hearing loss. It is an invisible issue, but one which can be diagnosed and usually treated very easily. If you are part of this group, it may be that you turn the TV up louder than you used to, or it’s trickier to fully hear conversations – this is where one of our hearing tests can help.

Hearing Tests. What we do.

Our expert hearing aid audiologist, will complete an ear health check and complete a full assessment of your hearing. They will ask you about your symptoms and what difficulties you are experiencing, as well as discuss how you feel about having a hearing test.

By taking a closer look at both ears using a video otoscope, will be able to determine if you have an outer ear blockage or any other issues which requires you to be referred to a GP or have ear wax removed.

Once your ear health has been checked, you will be given clear instructions, be fitted with earphones and given a button to press. The objective is to find the very faintest sounds you are able to just hear across a range of sounds from low to high pitched. 

The audiometer is PC linked and calibrated. It take about 30 minutes and once done the results will be shared with you. If you have a prescription, we test that prescription using our Flex Trial instruments.

We will take care to explain the results to you and how they relate to your symptoms and importantly look at solutions to your problems will be discussed and you may even be able to trial a pair of hearing aids.

Will I Need Hearing Aids?

While most cases of hearing loss are down to a build up of ear wax, our ears are like any other part of the body, in that they become less effective over the years. If this is the case with your ears, then it may be that a hearing aid is the most sensible course of treatment.

Hearing aids have progressed considerably over the past couple of decades. The clunky old NHS ones have been consigned to the past, and replaced by digital models with fully adjustable volume controls and several pre-set features.

As completely independent hearing professionals, we have the flexibility to be able to give your honest, impartial, no obligation advice on the most suitable digital hearing aids for your needs. As well as restoring clarity, we have seen them have absolutely transformative effects on the lives of our patients over the years.

These hearing aids come in many shapes and sizes. From almost invisible in-ear receivers to tiny ones which rest just behind your ear, today’s devices are discreet, easy to use, and simple to maintain.

Whichever hearing aid model you choose, we will give you a full detailed demonstration of how it works, fit it for you, and always be on hand for any after care or tips on ear care.

Our Services

The Better Hearing Clinic offers a wide spectrum of audiology services.

These include Tinnitus Management, Ear protection and traditional services as below:

Hearing Tests

We will accurately measure the quietest sounds you can hear. Our hearing tests cost £58. As well as a full hearing test, we will also find out how well you hear in noise. We will provide you with an explanation to better understand your hearing level.

Hearing Aids

We have choice. Whether you want an invisible hearing aid or want it to be rechargeable, there are a variety of options available. You are in control of the look, fit, and levels of technology. With a 30 day money back offer, you will have peace of mind.

Rehabilitation

Do you have problems with your existing hearing aids? Do you struggle to pick up speech when in noisy environments? Are you struggling with tinnitus? We can help, to make improvements to the quality of your hearing experience.

Ear Wax Removal

Micro Suction is our preferred method, however we may use irrigation or manual extraction if that is the safest for you. We do not perform unnecessary treatments. An ear wax removal will cost £46 for one ear, or £66 for both. 

Find us

Our hearing clinic appointment are available by appointment only. Weekdays 9am to 5pm and Saturday, 9 to 1, at 9 Station Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9QW

Get in touch

and book your appointment.

call: 01900 824 143
email: info@betterhearingclinic.co.uk or fill in the form below.

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