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Tinnitus Advice

What is tinnitus?

Tinnitus is the name for hearing noises which are not caused by sounds coming from the outside world. It is very common but not usually a sign of anything serious. It can get better by itself, however if it doesn’t there are treatments that can help.

Tinnitus is a common symptom experienced by 10-15% of the population. Although most people who experience tinnitus are not overly affected by it, for some it may have a profound effect on their life.

tinnitus treatment

We can examine your ears with an otoscope, look for any wax build-up, treat any underlying infections, and provide advice and reassurance.

There are certain types of tinnitus which will need a more specific treatment plan, and it’s important to understand which one will be best suited to your case.