The Hearing Center of Lake Charles Adds a Complete Line of Occupational Hearing Protection Products and Services to Its Offerings

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The Hearing Center of Lake Charles now has a wide selection of hearing protection products for industrial and workplace uses, as well as recreational shooting or musicians.

With most forms of hearing loss being irreversible, it simply makes sense to use hearing protection when exposed to loud noises – or risk losing hearing forever. There are many different forms of hearing protection for workplace and recreational use. Employers generally provide hearing protection training and devices for workers in construction, manufacturing, law enforcement, and other noisy industries. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) even mandates protection standards. Many musicians and recreational shooters seek out hearing protection on their own. Traditional earplugs will not work for the professional musician as they reduce sound by muffling low-to-mid-range frequencies. As many as 50 percent of all recreational shooters may suffer some degree of hearing loss.

Whatever the reason, The Hearing Center of Lake Charles has a complete selection of hearing protection products. Some of these are 'off-the-shelf,' while others are custom-molded to the shape of the user's ear. The most important criteria in purchasing hearing protection is a good fit. Hearing protection not properly fitted to the wearer’s ears do not effectively prevent damaging noises from penetrating the ear canal. For this reason, The Hearing Center of Lake Charles doesn't just sell ear protection products, but also take the time to fit them for each individual user. They can also administer a hearing tests to establish a baseline from which hearing loss can be measured.

About Dr. Ram Nileshwar:

Dr. Nileshwar has been a practicing audiologist in Lake Charles for over 29 years. He has been with The Hearing Center of Lake Charles since its inception in 1987. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Audiology and Speech Therapy from the University of Bombay, India, his Master’s degree in Audiology from Western Michigan University, and his Doctor of Audiology degree (Au.D.) from Arizona School of Health Sciences of A.T. Still University. Dr. Nileshwar holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. He specializes in hearing rehabilitation, including the fitting of both conventional and advanced digital hearing devices. He has expertise in diagnostic audiology, including the evaluation and management of disorders of hearing and balance.

About The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc.:

The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc. has provided hearing aids in Lake Charles, LA and its surrounding communities since 1987. The company offers a full range of diagnostic and preventative hearing healthcare professional services, including hearing aid screening, evaluations, hearing aids sales, and rehabilitative and preventative counseling. The staff is dedicated to keeping abreast of the latest improvements in technological advancements in the hearing industry and is committed to offering the most current options to the patients.

Dr. Ram Nileshwar

The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc.
1919A Southwood Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 214-4422

The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc.
801 S Pine St.
DeRidder, LA 70634
(337) 214-4422

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