BBC News Hearing Loss from Loud Music
BBC News interview with Dr Greg Nassar (Clinical Services Manager-North West Hearing) after the landmark High Court judgement on hearing damage from loud music.
Anyone exposed to significant noise is prone to hearing loss, tinnitus, loudness discomfort or intolerance, and hyperacusis – where sounds that were once tolerable become intolerable.
This judgement will have implications about the risk of hearing damage for musicians and the leisure industry all over the country.
Discussion about custom-made ear plugs and demonstrates the damaging levels of noise exposure in the second BBC News interview below.
Dr Greg Nassar is Clinical Services Manager at North West Hearing, part of the Harley Street Hearing group.