Fireworks Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Safety Precautions Holland Doctors of Audiology

Happy & Safe 4th!

This 4th of July most big fireworks shows have been cancelled due to COVID. However, it is very likely that most of us will have some fireworks going off nearby. Beyond any social distancing safety precautions, don’t forget that sound levels from fireworks can reach levels that cause hearing problems and ringing in the ears. Some sound safety tips to …

Holland Doctors of Audiology Voted Best Hearing Protection Musicians Drummers

Drumming can damage hearing!

Congratulations Avalon School for the Arts! Your instructors set the right example for students by using musician-grade hearing protection. ~ Play loud, have fun, hear for life! ~ Professional custom filtered earplugs for musicians will save your hearing for life!

Hearing Protection for Saugatuck Band Students

Thank you Mr. Holtz and Saugatuck Public Schools for caring about hearing. Drs. Dokianakis and Crossland visited Saugatuck High School, talked about hearing protection with students and looked in their ears to ensure proper earplug fittings. Did you know that, in the general population, 1 in 10 people experiences ringing in their ears? When we asked 7th & 8th grade …

Fun Color Friday! :-)

Super soft silicone in this kiddo’s favorite colors. We love it when patients select ‘fun’ colors vs. transparent. He will be so excited!!! We can’t wait to fit them. For those who prefer to be discreet, it is amazing how invisible some of the new clear-silicone hearing aid earmolds are: they disappEAR! (We can now select a tint to match …

Keep your ears safe this 4th of July!

If fireworks are too loud at your location and moving away to a quieter location is not an option, here are a few suggestions. ADULTS: pack some earplugs or earmuffs. In a pinch, rolled up kleenex “earplugs” or fingers in ears work great 🙂 CHILDREN under 3 SHOULD NOT use earplugs! Instead, use small earmuffs or softband muffs for young infants. …