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Hearing Loss Prevention Techniques

How To Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing protection such as ear plugs, ear buds, or ear muffs go a long way toward protecting your ears. Ear protection devices help limit your ear’s exposure to noise by reducing the number of decibels that reach your eardrum. Professional ear protection devices are given Noise Reduction Ratings that are measured in decibels. Many ear muffs or ear plugs, for example, have NRR’s of around 28 to 33. This is significant protection for your ears, because exposure to just 85 decibels of noise over long periods of time will lead to permanent hearing loss.

Custom Ear Protection Helps Protect Your Hearing

Ear plugs and ear molds made specifically for your ear will fit more snugly in your ear canal to help block high-decibel sounds. Physician’s Select Hearing Centers can provide custom ear protection and ear molds for your smart devices. We also offer sleep plugs made specifically for you.

Ear Protection for Musicians

What’s the best ear protection for drummers? What hearing protection do professional musicians use? Ask us about Musician Plugs ER-9, 15, 25 and In-Ear Musician’s Monitors and get your jam on without worrying about hearing loss.

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