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Hearing Tests in Helston

Have you found yourself struggling with your hearing lately? If you have noticed yourself turning up the volume on your favourite music or straining to hear when on a call, it’s time to book in with Matthews Opticians.

Located on Coinagehall Street, we are close to the beach and at the bottom of the main high street. If you are looking to fit your visit into a day out in Helston, it couldn’t be easier.

Well established in the community, Matthews Opticians has welcomed a new audiologist to our friendly team. Seamus McKenna qualified as a Hearing Aid Dispenser in 2018, after studying at Mary Hare in Newbury. He has previously worked for Devon County Council, and he brings with him a high level of calm and patience to all patients in his care. An excellent communicator, he is passionate about the study of sound and provides a personable, bespoke approach to every interaction.

Hear clearly with a hearing test at Matthews Opticians

Earwax Removal in Helston

A leading cause of hearing loss is a build up of ear wax. This can happen to anyone, whether or not you require hearing aids, so it is an important part of your overall ear health. This is one of the things we will look for at Matthews Opticians – our skilled team will then advise whether or not you may need our ear wax removal service. Quick and easy, you could be hearing more clearly soon.

Our Audiologist


Seamus studied at Mary Hare in Newbury, qualifying as a Hearing Aid Dispenser in 2018. He previously worked for Devon County Council sourcing domiciliary care for Social Services. He enjoys his role and does it with great enthusiasm. Seamus brings a new set of skills to the practice, he is an excellent communicator, especially with the elderly and frail. He is known for his calm, patient approach. 


Health & Personal:

In his leisure time, Seamus is a music producer and is intrigued by the study of sound. He also enjoys going for walks with his partner Emma and their new beagle puppy, Albi, who is a very energetic little soul.

seamus mckenna audiologist at Matthews Opticians
Seamus McKenna (RHAD) HCPC registered
Why book your free hearing test?

Booking a free hearing test is a great way to keep on top of your hearing. When you book in with Matthews Opticians, you can be sure you will get the best care from the only independent opticians providing hearing care within the area. We are passionate about helping you achieve the best hearing possible, whether you require tinnitus management, advice on other forms of hearing protection, or you need an invisible and rechargeable hearing aid.

When it comes to our hearing aids, you will get the best on the market, with an up to five-year warranty and lifetime aftercare. We also provide repair and servicing, so you can keep your hearing aids in top condition.

Don’t let distance stop you from booking in – our home visit service is set up to provide you with the same excellent care in your own home.

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"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 than the cost the device recommend by another independent supplier."

- Ian


"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."

- JM Batten



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