Stranger Things Subtle Mention Of Tinnitus

By Chrissy Hughes on 24th July 2019

Tinnitus comes in many forms and can be caused by a variety of different things. The most common cause of tinnitus is overexposure to loud noise. Conditions like tinnitus are the reason why your parents tell you to lower the volume of your headphones and to wear ear protection when you are mowing your neighbours’…

How to Support a Colleague with a Hearing Impairment

By Guest Post on 17th July 2019

Earpieceonline is a supplier of radio earpieces and has been championing better support for people with hearing loss for several years. They recently compiled a guest blog post for our website which you can find below. As many as 10 million people in the UK have a hearing impairment, and approximately 30 per cent of…

Noisy Offices and How to Cope With Them

By Chrissy Hughes on 16th July 2019

Noisy Offices Have you ever needed to get work done in the office but found it difficult to focus with all the background noise? Nowadays, open office plans are extremely common because they are meant to promote collaboration and productivity. While these spaces have their benefits, there are many negative effects for those working in…

World Tinnitus Day Coming Later This Year

By Chrissy Hughes on 12th April 2019

World Tinnitus Day, which has historically been held on the 18th of April will be moved to the Autumn this year. Having now organised four World Tinnitus Day events, we’ve conducted a review of the effectiveness of the campaign. The best thing about World Tinnitus Day is our dedicated following who have always supported the…

Apple To Include Hearing Aid Emoji

By Chrissy Hughes on 12th April 2019

New accessibility themed emojis have been welcomed by disability rights campaigners. The proposed additions would include a hearing aid, a guide dog, prosthetic limbs, sign language, wheelchair and more. “The current selection of emoji provides a wide array of representations of people, activities, and objects meaningful to the general public, but very few speak to…

World Tinnitus Day 2018

By Chrissy Hughes on 18th April 2018

The Initiative World Tinnitus Day is almost ready to kick off! Today is the 4th year of our global campaign. We developed this concept back in 2015 with the aim of bringing everyone together to raise awareness of tinnitus at a set date and time. The theme for this year is “Time To Take Action”.…

Students Raise Money to Purchase Hearing Device for Classmate

By Chrissy Hughes on 30th March 2018

In the spirit of the upcoming Easter holiday, we wanted to share a heartwarming story about how other people’s kindness and compassion can change someone’s life. 14-year-old Justin Benefiel from Greenfield, Indiana has been dealing with hearing loss since he was born. He is 60% deaf in his right ear and 70% in his left…

World Tinnitus Day Kick Off & Schedule

By Chrissy Hughes on 11th April 2017

Today is World Tinnitus Day 2017. World Tinnitus Day is sponsored by Restored Hearing and it is the first global initiative to bring people, organisations and businesses together to learn about and raise awareness of tinnitus. What can you expect on the day? This year, we will be holding World Tinnitus Day online. We will…

6 Tips For A Silent Flight

By Chrissy Hughes on 11th January 2017

When traveling on an airplane it is important to know these travel tips in order to protect your hearing and have a comfortable flight. For example, you should know when booking your flight which seat to pick to reduce the chance of damaging your hearing due to the engine noise. While on a flight noise…

Wired for Sound – Advancements In Cochlear Implants

By Eimear O' Carroll on 4th August 2016

A couple of weeks ago we had the pleasure of attending a Creative Minds Series talk, hosted by the US Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O’Malley. The Creative Minds Series invites prominent U.S. innovators and artists to share their expertise with Irish audiences. The goal is to create new collaborations and encourage more creative linkages between…