Earmolds and Ear Plugs
Sudden or prolonged exposure to noise can cause damage to ears resulting in hearing loss. In fact, noise exposure is one of the leading causes of hearing loss. Hearing protection is extremely important for anyone who is exposed to loud levels of noise either occupationally or socially. The truth is that anyone subject to high noise levels may need to wear hearing protection to protect their hearing long-term.
CUSTOM HEARING PROTECTION
Custom hearing protection is made to fit the unique contour of your ear. This makes custom hearing protection the most comfortable earplug available. If you cannot get a comfortable or secure fit with traditional earplugs, then custom hearing protection may be for you. They offer some of the best hearing protection available.
The custom hearing protection can be made in varying shapes and sizes. The type of earmold your hearing professional recommends will depend on your individual needs. Some custom hearing protection come with a filter, which allows for verbal communication while still protecting your hearing. This type of product is popular with musicians and hunters.
Musician plugs are custom hearing protection with a special filter that attenuates harmful noise without distorting the sound. This is especially important for musicians that need to hear their instruments, or surrounding instruments without distortion.
Snore plugs are custom made earplugs designed with sleeping in mind. They are a low profile design, which makes them perfect to wear while sleeping, to help block out snoring.
Swim plugs are custom made earplugs to keep water out of your ears while swimming or bathing. These are helpful for those prone to “swimmer’s ear” or any other issue where it is important for the ears to remain dry. Swim plugs can also help in keeping the wind and cold out of your ears. They provide a water-tight seal and float, so they are easily seen in the water.
OTHER CUSTOM MADE MOLDS
There are various other occupations that might also require custom earmolds (newscaster, race car driver, dentist, to name a few). If you require custom hearing protection, come speak with our audiologist to help you determine which product best suits your needs.