2975 Westchester Ave #202, Purchase, NY 10577

Hearing Protection

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a common cause of hearing problems, often triggered by prolonged exposure to loud noises exceeding 85 decibels—similar to the noise level of a bulldozer. This risk escalates notably in environments with loud music, such as live concerts or headphones, where sound levels can soar to 100 to 115 decibels (dB). This underscores the crucial importance of hearing protection, such as earplugs.

While hearing loss is permanent, it can be prevented with informed action and precautionary measures. By using hearing protection and adopting preventive strategies, you can safeguard your hearing health and overall well-being.

NIHL can occur in various settings, spanning from recreational activities like concerts and sports to occupational environments and everyday life. The most suitable hearing protection for you depends on your lifestyle. We offer a range of tailored hearing protection options, including:

– Musicians
– Hunters and shooters
– Motorcyclists
– Enthusiasts of concerts and sports events
– Individuals using personal music devices

different hearing protections
audiologist taking an ear impression

Custom-molded earplugs offer superior comfort and sound protection compared to off-the-shelf options. Here are the advantages of using custom hearing protection:

1. Secure Fit: They are custom-molded to fit your ears precisely, ensuring they remain in place.
2. Accurate Sound: They maintain precise frequency response, enabling you to hear a wide range of sounds at a reduced volume.
3. Ventilated Design: Vented designs prevent echo and discomfort often experienced with standard earplugs.
4. Clear Sound: Precision-engineered filters provide clear and natural sound without muffling.
5. Comfortable Wear: Made from medical-grade silicone, they are suitable for extended wear without causing irritation.
6. Adjustable Protection: Some models feature replaceable sound filters, allowing you to adjust protection levels from 10 to 27 dB.

Schedule an appointment with us to explore our comfortable and effective hearing protection solutions. Our custom options not only safeguard your hearing but also enhance your auditory experience.