Hearing Loss Prevention
It doesn’t take make much to protect your ears from occupational and recreational noise. Continued exposure to loud music, gun shots, and power tools will damage you hearing over time. The certified doctors of audiology at South Shore Hearing Center are here to help.
Sounds That Can Damage Your Ears and Hearing
Types of Hearing Protection
Occupational Hearing Protection
Hunters and Recreational Shooters Hearing Protection
Most gunfire exceeds 130 decibels therefore you should use ear protection to prevent permanent damage to your hearing.
- Custom or over-the-counter earplugs or earmuffs
- Protection devices that provide amplification
- Electronic earplugs that enhances the sounds around you
Law Enforcement Hearing Protection
Ear Protection for Musicians
Hearing loss, tinnitus, hypersensitivity to sound, and sound distortion can affect a professional musician's work in a high decibel environment.