The Occlusion Effect with Musicians’ Earplugs – part 1

A significant proportion of my clientele at the Musicians’ Clinics of Canada are for “second opinions”.  Recently I had a referral where a trombone player was fit with ER-15 musicians’ earplugs but was complaining of the occlusion effect.  The ear impressions were remade with a much longer earmold bore but the occlusion complaints remained. Indeed…

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Gratuitous Self-Promotion

Being Canadian, we tend to be more subtle in our self-promotion.  It’s true that we invented penicillin, time zones, insulin, put the first person on the moon, and of course, the internet.  But sometimes being subtle goes right past a person! So please forgive me (I’m being Canadian, eh?) but HearingHealthMatters.org has just published a…

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