How To Protect Your Hearing

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black dog wearing hearing protection with blank look on its face

How should you best protect your hearing? When you know you are going to be exposed to loud noise you can wear hearing protection, which comes in a variety of styles and types!

Different Types of Hearing Protection

foam ear plugs in orange

Foam earplugs are the most common type of hearing protection. They are usually given out at sporting events or concerts and are a great way to protect your hearing.

black regular ear plugs

This earplug fits in most ears and can reduce the sounds around you by 25 dB. This is great for someone who is in loud environments for hours at a time. It is also great for musicians who enjoy louder music!

red and black headphones

Headphones are another common type of hearing protection. These are also great for workplace hearing protection and at sporting events or concerts. You may see lots of babies wear these since they are so easy to place over the ears!

green and bright blue custom long ear plugs

These custom earplugs are perfect for musicians or anyone who enjoys attending concerts. You can purchase them in one solid color or swirl your favorite colors into them. They come with a choice of a 9, 15, or 25 dB filter so that you can decide how much sound reduction you would like!

green solid custom made ear plugs

Solid custom fit earplugs provide the most noise reduction. They can reduce the sound by approximately 35-40 dB and are optimal for high-noise environments such as shooting firearms, mowing lawns, operating machinery, etc. You have the option to get them in many different colors and designs. You can even add a cord so that you do not lose them!



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Hearts for Hearing was founded in 2003 with a mission of providing hearing technology and speech therapy services at no out-of-pocket costs to families with children who were born deaf. 20 years later, we are still teaching babies and children born deaf to listen and talk. Our services have expanded to include adult hearing care with offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Shawnee. Our team of professionals has grown from our original three people to 117 now. Hearts for Hearing continues to provide the first set of hearing technology and therapy to children at no out-of-pocket costs to families, and now includes Newborn Hearing Screen services, major research initiatives, Eyes Open Ears On programming, and its own 3D ear mold lab.

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