The latest information on hearing protection for individuals who want to protect their hearing, looking for hearing health information for their loved ones, or just desire to learn more about hearing protectors to make the right hearing health decisions.
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Do you really need to use specially-designed earplugs for hearing protection? Can you use other, more inexpensive materials such as cotton balls?
Hearing loss tends to get worse gradually as we get older but each case is unique.
Yes, you can protect your hearing from noise and preserve the hearing you have.
I am trying to understand the basics of how in monitors that sit in the ear work. What is the musician hearing? Is it the entire band; is it only his/her vocals and/or instrument? How does the musician hear the crowd, or do they need to?
What is the typically amount of attenuation that is provided with custom musicians' monitors worn in the ear?
What are the most common long-term care and maintenance issues with monitors worn in the ear?
I have tinnitus and my ears are sensitive to air pressure changes in airplane rides. I would like to have custom earplugs made (from ear impressions) that protect against that pressure change. Are you able to do that or do you know someone who might be ab
If noise reduction reduces good sounds, too, then how do noise-reducing stereo headsets deliver such good sound? Could their design be used for hearing aids?
Can soft earmolds be used as hearing protection in noise?
Are there precautions we should take to protect the hearing of very young children? Is the hearing mechanism of infants more susceptible to damage from noise than that of adults and older children?
I am trying to locate some sort of soft earpieces or inserts for people who wear hearing aids while participating in sports. Do you know of anything on the market that would reduce the risk of injury from a mild blow to the ear? I hate my hard acrylic ear
What contributes to itching ears, not just for those who wear hearing aids, but also for those who do not?
What are the most important recommendations for musicians to protect their hearing during performances?
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