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Due to COVID-19, the Hearing & Balance Doctors will be OPEN for essential/urgent issues at this time. We will also be offering a Drive-Thru service for hearing aids. Please call (435) 688-8991 for more information. Click for Update Utah: 435-688-8991 | Nevada: 702-896-0031
Due to COVID-19, the Hearing & Balance Doctors offices are closed until March 29th. We are seeing patients on an essential or urgent basis only. If you have an essential or urgent need, please call our office at (435) 688-8991 and leave a message. Click for Update Utah: 435-688-8991 | Nevada: 702-896-0031

What Your Q-Tips Could Be Damaging

Millions of people use Q-tips—also called cotton swabs, cotton buds, cotton applicators, or similar names for the piece of cotton on a stick used for personal hygiene. However, these applicators are not supposed to be used to clean your ears, as there is a high risk of damage and permanent hearing loss by using Q-tips […]

Message To Our Patients: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Due to the ongoing concerns surrounding COVID-19, Hearing & Balance Doctors will be OPEN for essential/urgent care only. This decision has not been made lightly. However, considering that many of our patients are part of the most at-risk demographic when it comes to contracting COVID-19, we have chosen to close offices to do our part […]

Ask the Audiologist: Can Hearing Loss Be Hereditary?

There are many ways hearing loss can occur—from age-related hearing loss to acquired hearing loss due to loud noise exposure. But do genetics play a role in hearing loss? Well, according to our doctors of audiology, there some cases where hearing loss is a hereditary issue. However, there are many factors involved that can influence […]

12 Things That Cause Tinnitus Flare-Up

An essential part of tinnitus treatment and management is knowing what causes your tinnitus to flare-up. By understanding what your tinnitus triggers are, you can better predict and prevent future tinnitus flare-ups. To help manage your tinnitus more effectively, below are twelve of the main causes for tinnitus flare-ups that our doctors of audiology counsel […]

Hearing Loss Statistics We Don’t Like to Hear

Most people don’t like to think about hearing loss. Since hearing loss is often considered a problem for senior citizens, individuals feel comfortable dismissing information regarding hearing loss, considering it only a potential problem when they get older. But, there are a number of alarming hearing loss statistics that make it clear that hearing loss […]

The Hearing Aid Process: How Long Does It Take?

Are you tired of saying, “huh?” and ready to start the process of getting hearing aids to correct your hearing loss? Through the following steps, you may discover that the process to receive your new hearing aids can be completed in just one appointment when you work with our Doctors of Audiology. If there happens […]

What is the Difference Between an Audiologist and an ENT

Your hearing is a sophisticated sense, which can make it essential that you know which hearing specialist to seek care from when there is a hearing problem like hearing loss. Two of the primary types of hearing health care specialist you will encounter during your search for help are audiologists and ear, nose, and throat […]

Real Ear Measurement Enhances Your Hearing With Hearing Aids

Your hearing loss needs are unique, so it only makes sense that your hearing aids can’t simply be a one-size-fits-all that you pop in your ear right after you receive them from our doctors of audiology. To help ensure that your hearing aids work precisely for your hearing needs, you need a real-ear measurement.   […]

Hearing Doctors’ New Location in Santa Clara, UT!

Hearing & Balance Doctors is excited to announce the opening of a new clinic location in Santa Clara, Utah. The new clinic is now officially open as of April 1st, 2019 and will be an extension of our long-standing home office in St. George. The new office is located at 1100 North Canyon View Drive […]

Tinnitus Studies: How Tinnitus Impacts The Structure of the Brain

When it comes to understanding and managing tinnitus, researchers are still learning what causes the phantom sound that millions of people hear. However, a study titled, “Structural Brain Changes in Tinnitus” helps to illuminate the role of the brain when it comes to perceiving tinnitus. Reading through the study can be dense going, as it […]