Hearing tests in Burnham-on-Crouch

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Our Hearing Care Services

If you are beginning to wonder if you might be suffering from hearing loss, this can be a worrying time. Reduced hearing can lead to feelings of concern and isolation - and no one wants to be cut off from their loved ones. There is no need to let yourself worry alone when you can book a complimentary hearing check at David Wood Opticians.

Located on the bank of the beautiful River Crouch, Burnham-on-Crouch is not only a wonderful place to get your hearing tested but a lovely area in which to spend the day. David Wood Opticians is well placed on the high street, next to Crouch Harbour, and is surrounded by bustling tea rooms and coffee shops. Ideal for a day out with friends!

When you arrive at David Wood Opticians, you can expect to experience the best advice in a unique and beautiful environment. Our friendly team is led by our hearing care professional, Tony Gunnell.

Working as an Audiologist for forty years, Tony qualified in the NHS and has worked at London teaching hospitals and across the private sector. A Registered Hearing Aid Dispenser, Tony has vast experience working for national hearing aid companies and other roles, including lecturing, that have given him a wealth of knowledge to help you with all your hearing care needs.
 

Hearing Assessments

Our specialist assesses

every detail of your hearing

for your peace of mind.

Hearing Assessments

Our specialist assesses

every detail of your hearing

for your peace of mind.

Wax Removal

Our specialist will remove unwanted excess wax leaving you to enjoy the world around you.

Wax Removal

Our specialist will remove unwanted excess wax leaving you to enjoy the world around you.

Hearing Devices

We provide the latest technology ensuring a tailored solution for you.

Hearing Devices

We provide the latest technology ensuring a tailored solution for you.

Tinnitus Management

Our specialist will assess your tinnitus requirements and find a management program tailored to your needs.

Tinnitus Management

Our specialist will assess your tinnitus requirements and find a management program tailored to your needs.

Live Demonstrations

Listen live to the latest technology and hear the difference.

Live Demonstrations

Listen live to the latest technology and hear the difference.

4 Year Aftercare Service

Your specialist will continue to look after you and your hearing devices.

4 Year Aftercare Service

Your specialist will continue to look after you and your hearing devices.

Repair and Servicing

When your devices need help, we will keep you connected.

Repair and Servicing

When your devices need help, we will keep you connected.

Home Visits

We can arrange for you to be seen in the comfort of your own home.

Home Visits

We can arrange for you to be seen in the comfort of your own home.

We have always offered the best in eyecare, and now we want to extend our service to your hearing too.

Wax removal in Burnham-on-Crouch

Ear wax can be an unexpected culprit in hearing loss, but fortunately, one that is easy to deal with. When you book in with David Wood Opticians, you will be able to take advantage of our ear wax removal service, a vital step in hearing protection. Whether you are a hearing aid user or not, this can be a great way to improve your hearing.

Our Audiologist at David Wood

Tony Gunnell

Tony has been an Audiologist for 40 years, qualifying in the NHS and initially working in London Teaching Hospitals gaining considerable experience in all aspects of diagnostic audiology and hearing aid fitting.

Moving into the private sector In 1990 and adding the qualification of Registered Hearing Aid Dispenser, Tony has worked for national hearing aid companies, the war pensions agency and other roles involved in all aspects of hearing aid dispensing, team management and training, and over the last 15 years additionally as an independent lecturer and examiner for the industry. 

For the last 12 years, Tony has been an education and training Audiologist for a leading hearing aid manufacturer. Tony is highly experienced in all areas of Audiology, clinical ear care, hearing aid fitting and rehabilitation.

Why book your free hearing test?

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Hearing loss can impact anyone, so booking a free hearing test is an excellent way to take care of this vital sense. At David Wood Opticians, we offer our tests with face mask friendly devices and can give home visits as necessary. We can even support you long-term with our tinnitus management service.

Should you be a hearing aid user, we can provide you with invisible and rechargeable hearing aids that come with lifetime aftercare and an up to five-year warranty. We can also provide hearing aid batteries to keep them running, as well as repair and servicing for a life of better hearing.
 

Customer Reviews

Hear from our happy customers...

The hearing aids are unnoticeable and the quality of hearing is so much better than with any of the hearing aids I’ve had before – in all environments.  I am delighted with them.

Elaine

Just like to say how pleased I am with the service and the quality of the product recommended, all working very well, plus the cost was 20% cheaper that cost the device recommend by another independent supplier.

Ian Tidey

Having just returned from my first”check up” following the fitting of my new hearing aids about a month ago I just wanted to tell you how delighted I am not only with my hearing aids but also with the overall level of service that you have given me.

Mrs J M Batten