FAQ

Will this treatment cure my tinnitus?

This treatment has been designed to gradually reduce the symptoms of certain types of tinnitus over time. Such changes in symptoms could be perceived as a reduction in loudness or a reduction in the impact of the tinnitus on sleep or stress. However, the effectiveness of the treatment may not benefit all participants.

What is a clinical study?

A clinical study is an investigation into how well a medical intervention works on humans. Clinical studies are carried out with a Clinical Research Team, consisting of experienced nurses, doctors and scientists. A study is supervised by a Principal Investigator who is normally a Senior Clinical Specialist. The clinical research team coordinates the study, manages the delivery of the intervention and monitors the health and safety of the participants.

How much time do I need to commit to this study?

The study requires you to use the device provided for 1 hour a day for a period of 12 weeks. You will also be asked to attend 5 appointments in St. James’s Clinic, Dublin which will be spread over 26 weeks.

What happens if I register my email address?

If you enter your email address on the front-page you will be sent a link to the Eligibility Assessment. From here you will be given more information about the study, what it entails and asked to answer some questions about your tinnitus. The Clinical Research Team will contact you if you are eligible for the screening visit.

How can I get more information about this study?

By registering your email on this website you will be sent a link to a questionnaire, the data you provide here will determine if you can be invited to the screening visit. If you are suitable, you will be sent a patient information leaflet which gives details on participating in this clinical study.

Am I agreeing to take part in the study by entering my email address?

No, the data in the eligibility assessment is used to determine your suitability for the study. After this, you will be provided with more detailed information about the study so you can make a decision on whether to participate or not. You will be able to discuss any concerns you have with the Clinical Research Team before agreeing to participate.