Wednesday, July 02, 2008
This afternoon I picked up my custom-made musicians' ear plugs. I went to the audiologist in May, but could not find the time to return to get the finished product until today. I put them in before riding the subway back. I have to say that my entire subway experience is vastly improved now. The horrendous screeching of the wheels, the general din, is muffled yet I can still hear extremely clearly. In fact I think I hear more clearly because the background noise is reduced. The filters are designed for performing musicians. The decibel level is lowered without sacrificing any dynamic range. I could see myself leaving them in permanently. I should have gotten these years ago.