damage to hearing because of loud noise

Best earplugs to protect your hearing against tinnitus

Most concerts are 100 to 110 decibel. Around 90 decibel is enough to do permanent damage to your ears depending on how long you expose yourself to the loud sound. Always protect your ears when you go to a party or loud environment. Once your hair cells are damaged they can’t repair themselves which can cause tinnitus. There are many different types of earplugs you can use, each have there own pro’s and cons.

Foam earplugs

These are cheap disposable earplugs you can use 1 or a few times before throwing them away. Their tapered shape fits easily in the ear.  The SNR value of this type of earplugs is 35db but you can get them anywhere ranging from 10 to 35db protection.

 

Reusable earplugs

Made from silicone so you you can clean them after usage. Can be used for sleeping, swimming, industrial noise, …

 

High fidelity earplugs

ETY-Plugs are the world’s highest fidelity non-custom earplugs. They reduce most noise to safe levels while preserving the clarity of speech and the richness of music. Standard foam earplugs reduce mid-range and high frequencies resulting in muffled speech and music. ETY-Plugs reduce sound levels evenly, preserving clarity of speech and communication, and richness of music.

Not recommended for gunfire, sleeping or swimming

 

Adaptive electronic earplugs with on / off switch

Adaptive noise reduction earplugs automatically adjust to the changing sound levels. These earplugs are perfect for people working in loud environments or musicians who need to wear earplugs every day. You get the noise protection when you need it but it’s still able to do a normal conversation with the earplugs in.

Hearing is natural, as if nothing is in the ears, until sound exceeds safe levels. As sound levels increase, earplugs gradually provide 9- or 15-dB sound reduction. Natural hearing is restored when sound returns to safe levels.

 

Custom molded earplugs

Easily and quickly fitted to the exact shape of your ear. This creates a perfect fitting earplug that will never hurt, never fall out and provide superior noise isolation.

EASY SHAPE SYSTEM: Simply heat the Decibullz thermoplastic molds in boiling water, let them cool for a bit, and shape them to your ears. That’s it, and If you don’t get the perfect fit the first time Decibullz are the only custom earplugs that are re-moldable.

 

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