Make a Splash this Summer!

 We are loving these hot pink swimplugs that we fit this past week!

We are loving these hot pink swimplugs that we fit this past week!

Make a Splash this Summer! - While Keeping Your Ears Safe

From our friends at Westone Labs

School is out and summer is here – it's SWIMPLUG SEASON! Westone offers two great solutions for keeping water out of your ears. Perfect for any age, custom swimplugs can be made for those with sensitive ears or a history of middle ear surgery. They are also very important for anyone swimming in cold water to prevent “exostoses,” otherwise known as surfer’s or swimmer’s ear.

The AquaNot is primarily designed to be used while swimming, participating in water activities, or while showering to help prevent moisture from entering the ear canal. The style AQ is made of a floatable silicone that features added finger grips for easy removal.

If you are in the market for a custom product that keeps water out of your ears but also allows you to hear what's going on around you, then the Surfer plug will be right up your alley! The Surfer is made of the same floatable silicone material as the AquaNot, but uses a thin, sealed membrane that spans the sound bore. This barrier keeps water and air out of the ear canal while also providing environmental awareness and preserving the ability to communicate. 

Swimplugs come in a variety of color and cord (or cord-free) options!

Call or email Sound at 415-580-7604 or info@soundshc.com to set up an appointment for custom swimplugs!

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Jody Vaynshtok

Jody is a California-licensed speech language pathologist with eight years of industry and clinical experience. She has worked with both adult and pediatric populations during her time at private practice, birth-to-three, and hospital facilities. She is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a variety of communication and cognitive disorders. In addition, Jody has a passion for working with adults looking to achieve clearer communication. Jody received her BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences and MS in Medical Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. She was a part of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford’s cleft and craniofacial clinic participating in the multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of children born with craniofacial abnormalities. She holds a staff position at UCSF and is the lead speech language pathologist for the department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery’s Hearing Loss Clinic. When she's not busy having fun with her clients Jody enjoys spending time with her husband, Anton, friends and family. And if she's not headed out somewhere fun for dinner, you might find her at Bar Method working out!