Hearing Protection

Hearing protection and noise protection in st. george, utah

Custom Earmolds

It has long been acknowledged that noise induced hearing loss can be prevented by wearing earplugs. While there are plenty of good choices available off the shelf, because all patients’ ears are unique the best protection will come from those crafted from custom earmolds. Custom earmolds are made from impressions of a patient’s ear canal…

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Noise Protection

Noise Protection We are exposed to sound on a daily basis. Volume levels vary considerably, and can easily exceed 85 decibels (dB) – the threshold that is considered safe. Any prolonged exposure to noise exceeding this is harmful and can cause permanent, irreversible hearing loss. Noise Exposure Excess noise exposure isn’t the only cause of…

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Shooter Ear Plugs

Guns are one of the biggest threats to a person’s hearing. They can cause instant, permanent and irreversible damage to the ears. Understandable, given the fact that a gunshot produces sounds at 120–160 decibels – louder than a jet engine. Many hunters, police officers, sharpshooters and military personnel avoid wearing basic earplugs because they block…

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Call Southern Utah Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy, and Facial Plastics at (435) 628-3334 for more information or to schedule an appointment.