Custom Ear Plugs – The Environmental Choice

How could hearing protection and the environment go hand in hand? Seems unlikely, but they are more closely related than you may think! Let’s talk about the average high-noise workplace. At the average workplace, a worker will use and dispose of 4 pairs of disposable earplugs a day. At 15 cents per pair, this will add ... Read More


Food for Your Ears

A big part of our culture has evolved into focusing on health and fitness. Actually, the Boston Medical Center indicates that approximately 45 million Americans diet each year and spend $33 billion on weight-loss products in their pursuit of a trimmer, fitter body. But something most people don’t think about focusing on when pursuing a ... Read More


Summer Band Camp: Hear Today. Hear Tomorrow.

Getting ready for summer band camp usually means packing essentials like crazy sunglasses, dad’s old hat, comfortable shoes, and sunscreen. But something important is missing from this list. Earplugs! Many articles about “Tips for Marching Band Camp” don't mention how to protect one of our most valuable possessions… our hearing. When you’re out on the field marching, it may ... Read More


Caution: Live Music!

Do you love listening to live music? Plan on catching your favorite artist at a music festival this summer? If so, don’t forget to pack your sunglasses, sunscreen, and earplugs! You heard me. Wearing a good set of earplugs should be a part of your summer music routine. Most of us have experienced ringing in our ... Read More


5 Places to Give your Ears a Break

Every day millions of people are suffering from noise-induced hearing loss. Close your eyes, and listen, open your ears. What do you hear? How loud is it? Give your ears a break, consider the hearing damage you may face when going to these five places. 1. Sporting events — At any sporting event, it's ... Read More


May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month

Approximately 46 million Americans experience some form of communication disorder. Communication disorders can compromise physical and emotional health and affect the social, educational, vocational, and recreational aspects of life. To raise awareness about communication disorders, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) joins the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in observing Better Hearing and Speech ... Read More


Hunting and Your Hearing

As popular as ever Hunting and shooting guns is very popular in the U.S. According to the Pew Research Center, roughly 37% of America’s 300 million people say that someone in their household owns a gun. Since many own more than one gun, it is estimated that there are 270–310 million guns in the U.S.(1) Furthermore, ... Read More


Love concerts? Keep your ears safe!

Originally shared on the Hearing Care Blog by Dana Luzon Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA Beware of noise levels As an avid concertgoer, I see dozens of live shows every year. But when I look around at the tens of thousands of other people, I am one of the only ones there with hearing protection in my ears. Even ... Read More


Why don’t people get their hearing checked?

It's more than a hearing test I was thinking the other day about 33 years ago when I was just starting my audiology practice. One day I had very lovely 83 year young lady who requested a hearing test. As with all my other patients I was interviewing/talking to her in my sound booth when after ... Read More


[VIDEO] Gear Challenge visits FLUXX Audio

Gear Challenge visits the FLUXX Audio SHOT SHOW 2016 booth for a demo of how custom ear impressions are taken for hearing protection and monitors.

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