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Swimming & Surfing

Ear protection for swimming, surfing, and bathing comes in four varieties:

Swimming Ear Plugs Ear plugs that are created specifically for swimming; keep ears dry and prevent swimmer's ear.
Moldable Ear Plugs These soft, multi-purpose plugs made of wax or silicone keep water out very comfortably.
Reusable Ear Plugs Many of these rubber or silicone plugs work great for swimming; long lifespan
Custom Molded Swimming
Ear Plugs
 Best fit possible; available in inexpensive DIY and in professional lab versions

Tip: Add a swimming ear band to your child's moldable ear plugs for the best protection from water for kids with ear tubes.

It is critical to keep water from getting into the inner ear which can lead to swimmers ear, surfers ear and general ear infections. For adults who use swimming or surfing earplugs frequently, professional lab custom swimming earplugs are highly recommended, because they last the longest and fit the best -- but of course these are also the most expensive. Moldable swim plugs are generally better for kids because these ear plugs are not inserted into the ear canal, which means these plugs will still fit as your kids grow.

Information About Ear Plugs for Surfing
Water ear plugs for surfing and other cold water, high-wind water sports must be chosen carefully. Surfing ear plugs need to have a low NRR so you can hear what's going on around you, and they must fit very well to keep both cold water and wind out of the ear to prevent sufer's ear.

Swimming Ear Plugs
Swimming Ear Plugs

Here you will find our top choices of universal fit ear plugs that are sold specifically for swimming and keeping water out of the ear. This category also includes surfing ear plugs which are made to keep water out of the ear while still letting you hear well with the ear plugs in place. Surfing ear plugs work just fine for swimming, but swimming ear plugs may not let you hear well enough when surfing.

Moldable Silicone Ear Plugs
Moldable Silicone Ear Plugs

Moldable silicone ear plugs are easy to use, extremely comfortable, and excellent for swimming, bathing, and generally keeping water out of your ears. Silicone ear plugs will never melt or over-soften in the heat. Also a very popular choice for sleeping, studying, and relaxing. Best for swim and water.

Reusable Ear Plugs
Reusable Ear Plugs

Reusable ear plugs come in two varieties, industrial reusable ear plugs which are excellent for general noise protection applications, and consumer reusable ear plugs, which come in an incredible variety of styles to suit many specific applications.

Custom Swimming Ear Plugs
Custom Swimming Ear Plugs

Offering superior fit, comfort, and water protection, professional lab full custom molded ear plugs are the very best water protection ear plugs available. Custom swimming ear plugs are recommended for adults who swim, surf, or enjoy other water activities frequently. These custom swim plugs are also highly durable, and can last for years with proper care and cleaning.

Swimming Ear Bands
Swimming Ear Bands

Swimming ear bands are designed to prevent moldable ear plugs for swimming from falling out, helping to keep the ears dry during swimming and bathing. Available in a variety of fun colors and sizes to fit adults and children, swimming ear bands are a smart summer accessory for the pool, beach, or lake. Ideal for kids with ear tubes.

Ear Care Products
Ear Care Products

Our ear care products include water and earwax removal products and tools, plus a variety of other useful and innovative products. Love your ears!

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