Custom Hearing Protection

Trusted by the Montgomery and Cincinnati community for over 26 years, Hearing Consultants are your premier experts in audiology and personalized hearing care.

Hearing is an integral part of our lives. It allows us to enjoy the beautiful symphony of life, communicate with others, and be alert to our surroundings. However, it's a vulnerable faculty, and once damaged, it's usually irreversible. At Hearing Consultants, we believe in the power of prevention.

Importance of Hearing Conservation

Our ears are delicate instruments, and they can be easily damaged by excessive noise, certain medications, and even improper ear cleaning methods. This can lead to hearing loss, which can negatively impact our overall health and quality of life. Therefore, it's crucial to implement strategies to protect our hearing. These strategies can include:

  1. Reducing exposure to loud noise and music
  2. Wearing hearing protection such as earplugs or earmuffs in noisy environments
  3. Keeping the volume low when using electronic devices
  4. Taking regular quiet breaks to rest your ears
  5. Avoiding using cotton swabs to clean your ears
  6. Keeping your ears dry to prevent infections
  7. Managing stress to alleviate tinnitus
  8. Exercising regularly to improve ear health
  9. Avoiding medications that can damage your hearing

Workplace and OSHA Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, has established workplace standards to protect workers from noise-induced hearing loss. It's crucial for employers to implement a hearing conservation program if noise levels exceed 85 decibels for an eight-hour shift.

The two main types of hearing protection available commercially are earplugs and earmuffs. Earplugs are suitable for noisy workplaces such as factories, airports, construction sites, and foundries. They are available in both mass-produced and individually-fitted models, and in reusable or disposable styles.

Earmuffs, on the other hand, are ideal for those who require complete quiet or have conditions like autism, ADHD, hyperacusis, and misophonia. They are more expensive and bulkier than earplugs but are still reasonably priced.

Choosing the Best Hearing Protection

The type of hearing protection you choose depends on several factors, including the noise level you're exposed to, your personal comfort, and any specific needs you may have. At Hearing Consultants, we can guide you in the selection process and ensure that the device fits well to avoid noise leaks.

Proper Usage of Hearing Protection

It's not just about wearing hearing protection; it's about wearing it right. For earplugs, check the fit by gently pulling on them - they should stay in place and not move easily. If they do, they need to be inserted deeper into the ear canals.

When removing earplugs, always twist them gently to break the acoustic seal. This is particularly important when wearing custom-fitted earplugs.

Custom Hearing Protection

Custom hearing protection devices are designed from ear impressions to fit your ears perfectly. They offer superior comfort and protection compared to their generic counterparts.

At Hearing Consultants, we offer a range of custom hearing protection options to suit varied needs - be it for sleep, work, or recreational activities.

Ear Impressions for Custom Hearing Protection

The process of creating custom hearing protection starts with taking ear impressions. Our audiologists are trained in this delicate process, ensuring we capture the full ear structure for a perfect fit.

Custom Hearing Protection for Musicians and Sound Engineers

For those in the music industry, custom hearing protection is particularly important. It can help ensure clear sound quality and maximum noise attenuation. We specialize in serving music industry clients and can assist with in-ear musician monitors and other custom needs.

Custom Hearing Protection for Shooters, Pilots, Swimmers, and Others

Whether you're a shooter, pilot, swimmer, or in any profession exposed to loud noises, custom hearing protection can help protect your hearing. We offer a range of options suited to these different needs.

Why Choose Hearing Consultants for Your Custom Hearing Protection Needs?

At Hearing Consultants, we're dedicated to preserving your hearing health. We offer personalized services, high-quality products, and expert advice. Contact us to discuss the best hearing protection options for you.


Preserving your hearing is a lifelong commitment. It's about making smart choices today that will impact your hearing health tomorrow. Don't wait until it's too late - protect your ears now with custom hearing protection.

Schedule a Consultation

Ready to take the next step towards preserving your hearing? Schedule a consultation with us today. Our team of experts will guide you through the process and ensure you get the best hearing protection suited to your needs.

Remember, at Hearing Consultants, we're not just about selling products; we're about providing the support, education, and resources you need to make the best decision for your hearing health.

"Great to work with. They take their time and work to get the best fit. I'm very satisfied that I made the choice to go with Hearing Consultants.
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