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As an NHS Contractor we can provide you with a Free NHS Sight Test if you:

  • Over 60
  • Under 16
  • Under 19 in full time education
  • Over 40 with a first degree relative with glaucoma
  • Diagnosed as having diabetes or glaucoma
  • Advised by an ophthalmologist that you are at greater risk of glaucoma
  • Registered partially sighted or blind
  • Have a complex prescription

You will receive NHS help towards the cost of your glasses if you or your partner is receiving:

  • Income support or income based jobseekers allowance
  • Working tax credit
  • Child tax credits
  • Named on a certificate for full help with health costs, an HC2
  • Named on a certificate for partial help with health costs, an HC3, you may get some help or have been prescribed complex lenses

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Jun 30, 2023

Five Signs that you need a Hearing Test

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Do your family and friends sound like they are mumbling? Do you find yourself repeatedly asking people to repeat themselves, or having difficulty understanding in noisy environments? If any of those apply to you, it may be time for a hearing test. Hearing loss is more common than many think in the uk with approximately 16.6% of the UK have some degree of hearing loss.

At Bromley Cross Opticians & Hearing Care we understand the importance of maintaining healthy hearing, and our experienced audiologist can provide you with personalised care and support. We offer a range of hearing services, including ear wax removal, comprehensive hearing evaluations, hearing aid fittings, and ongoing care and support.

Our goal is to help you maintain your hearing health and improve your quality of life. With our state-of-the-art equipment and compassionate care, we'll work with you to find the best solution for your unique hearing needs. We're here to help so here are five key signs that will suggest it's time to visit an audiologist for a professional evaluation.

Family History of Hearing Loss

If you have a family history of hearing loss, you may be at a higher risk of developing hearing loss yourself. It is book a hearing test to monitor your hearing health and catch any potential problems early.

Difficulty Hearing Conversations

Having difficulty hearing conversations is one of the most common signs that indicate you may need a hearing test is. If you find yourself frequently asking others to repeat themselves or turning up the volume on the radio or TV it's a good time to schedule an appointment with our audiologist.


Tinnitus is a ringing, humming or buzzing, sound in your ears that can be caused by a variety of factors, including hearing loss. If you're experiencing tinnitus, it's a sign that you need a hearing test to get a to determine the underlying cause.

Difficulty Hearing in Noisy Environments

Do you find it difficult to hear in noisy environments, such as restaurants or crowded public spaces? If so, it's time to schedule a hearing test. At Bromley Cross Opticians & Hearing Care, we offer a range of solutions that can help improve your ability to hear in noisy environments and enhance your overall hearing experience.

Fatigue After Prolonged Listening

If you find yourself feeling fatigued or stressed after prolonged listening, it may be a sign of hearing loss. Straining to hear conversations or sounds can put a significant amount of stress on your brain, leading to exhaustion or frustration. Getting a hearing test can help you identify any underlying hearing issues and reduce these symptoms.

Taking good care of your hearing is the key to maintaining an active intellectual and social life and there is no need to suffer in silence.

At Bromley Cross Opticians & Hearing Care we provide Audiology and Ear Wax removal appointments by our experienced team. If any of the above seem familiar to you we are here to help. 

So why not book an appointment today on 01204 771818 or Use our Booking Form. 

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