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Hearing Care in Barrow-in-Furness

Hearin Assessments

Hearing Assessments

Our specialist assesses every detail of your hearing for your peace of mind.

Wax Removal

Wax Removal

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

Hearing Devices

Hearing Devices

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

Tinnitus Management

Tinnitus Management

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

Live Demonstrations

Live Demonstrations

Listen live to the latest technology and hear the difference.

Full After-Care Service

Full After-Care Service

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

Repair and Servicing

Repair and Servicing

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

Home Visits

Home Visits

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

Hearing loss can be a surprise, and it can happen anytime. If you are straining to understand what is being said during work meetings and video calls, you may want to consider booking a free hearing test with Richard Haynes Opticians.

Based on Cavendish Street in the centre of Barrow-in-Furness, we are conveniently nestled right in the heart of town. Convenient to access, we understand that you may need advice on hearing loss caused by working in a shipyard or working in other noisy environments.

Our small, independent practice is nevertheless the largest provider of optical and hearing services in the area. Our on-site hearing care professional, Rick Birch, suffers from hearing loss himself and understands how difficult it can be. He is passionate about providing you with the best hearing care available, regardless of your needs.

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

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Why book your free hearing test?

A free hearing test is a great way to discover and address any issues that may be causing hearing loss and to spot things that may cause hearing loss in the future. If you are concerned about your hearing, booking one in can give you peace of mind.

Whether you require advice on hearing protection or tinnitus management or want to replace your hearing aid batteries, Richard Haynes Opticians can help you. Should you require a hearing aid, we offer invisible and rechargeable models which are easy to wear and come with an up to five-year warranty. You can also take advantage of our repair and servicing option, and our lifetime aftercare.

Concerned about getting to our practice? We offer home visits for those who cannot make it to us, providing the same high level of care in your home.

Ear wax removal in Barrow-in-Furness

A build up of ear wax can affect anyone, at any age. Whether or not you wear hearing aids, you may find yourself struggling to hear. It could simply be down to needing the wax removing from your ears. Our ear wax removal service is a quick, safe way to potentially improve your hearing on-site. During your hearing test, your audiologist will discuss this option with you

Our Audiologist at Richard Haynes

Rick Birch Our Audiologist At Richard Haynes

Richard suffers from hearing loss himself and so understands the effects it can have on an individual, their family and their friends. This is the very thing that drives his passion to provide the very best in hearing care.

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In his spare time, he enjoys yoga and running in the countryside.

Rick Birch

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.


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 than the device recommended by another independent supplier.


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