Specsavers Advert

Discussion in 'Support' started by Jason C, Nov 18, 2016.

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    1. Jason C

      Jason C Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      29 May 2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Burgler Alarm
      Has anyone seen the Specsavers advert??

      Shows a guy as part of a band who seems to lose hearing.

      With a hearing aid he is able to continue playing in the band "that is the best sound" he is quoted as saying.

      I can only speak for my own condition but it seems many of us with hearing issues cannot deal with loud music and bars etc which is exactly where this ad is set.

      Maybe I have the wrong end of the stick here but I feel this portrays the incorrect aspect of hearing loss.
       
    2. PaulBe

      PaulBe Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Cairns
      Tinnitus Since:
      11/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Probably sound, though never proven
      Sounds incredibly irresponsible. Would make me think twice about going to Specsavers for anything.
       
    3. Sam Bridge

      Sam Bridge Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2012
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud music/gigs probably
      Yeah i saw that a few months ago and wondered the same thing. Having said that I have been at a few loudish events lately and i was fine. One was a wedding where they had a band play and the second was a halloween party when i was away for that weekend. I just stood near the back both times and was okay(no plugs). I think there are so many variations what peoples ears can take after getting T.
       

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