Mid America Audiology Group

Specialty Plugs

From mowing the lawn to attending a concert, it is very important to protect your hearing. Listening to sounds above 85 decibels over extended periods of time, can cause serious damage or permanent hearing loss. Like hearing aids, there is a wide variety of specialty plugs that cater to your lifestyle needs. From working in a noisy enviroment, to performing in or attending a concert, Mid America Audiology Group offers a variety of hearing protection customized to fit your lifestyle.

Below are some examples of specialty plugs on the market. If you are interested in purchasing custom hearing protection, please schedule an appointment with one of our audiologists for a personal consultation and custom ear impressions.

 

Solid Protection

 

Solid Protection

Solid Protection Plugs are best for high-noise environments such as mowing the lawn, attending loud sporting events, concerts, using a hair dryer or power tools. These plugs provide the maximum protection of up to 29dB. 

 

Filtered Protection

 

Filtered Protection

Filtered Protection Plugs provide hearing protection of up to 21 decibels, while still allowing you to hear conversational speech. These are available with a cable to connect the plugs while in use. 

 

Filtered Hunter's Protection

 

Filtered Hunter's Protection

Filtered Hunter’s Protection Plugs offer you the best protection from high-impact, impulse noise such as gun shots from firearms, fireworks, ambulances, and other high frequency sounds. The non-electronic custom filter compresses high-impact sounds while still allowing you to hear speech and environmental sounds. 

 

Musicians' Earplugs

 

Musician's Earplugs

Musicians’ Earplugs are the ideal protection for musicians. The filters provide a flat attenuation to allow you to hear sound clearly, but at a reduced level. So perform better and easier than ever, without damaging your hearing! 

 

Sleep Plugs

 

Sleep Plugs

Sleep Plugs provide a quiet environment for uninterrupted sleep. They are a smaller size to fit comfortably even while lying on your side. 

 

Motorsports Protection

Motorsport Protection

Motorsports Protection Plugs fit comfortably under a helmet, providing protection from wind noise while still allowing you to hear the important sounds around you. So go drive, or fully operate your vehicle while protecting yourself from hearing loss. 

 

Water Protection

Water Protection

Water Protection Plugs are great for protecting your ears while swimming or engaging in other water activites. These plugs are available with filters that allow sound to pass through, but not water. This makes Water Protection Plugs a great option for kids who have pressure equalization tubes, but still need to hear their parents while swimming. Listen to your surrounding enviroment while not having to worry about water in your ears.

 

Electronic Hunting Protection

Electronic Hunting Protection

Electronic Hunting Protection Plugs are built with an electronic processor to amplify speech and environmental sounds, while compressing to provide protection against loud gun shots. Protection against high-noise level enviroments that you can trust. 

 

Musicians' In-Ear Monitors 

 

Musicians’ In-Ear Monitors

Musicians’ In-Ear Monitors are custom-fit monitors that provide protection from loud music. At the same time they still allow the musician to hear their performance clearly and comfortably.

 

 

 

For more information on any of the following plugs please contact Mid America Audiology Group at 618-462-7900