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Hearing & Balance Doctors is currently open. We are taking special measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 including offering a curbside service for hearing aids. Please call 435-688-8991 for more information. Utah: 435-688-8991 | Nevada: 702-896-0031
Hearing & Balance Doctors is currently open. We are taking special measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 including offering a curbside service for hearing aids. Please call 435-688-8991 for more information. Utah: 435-688-8991 | Nevada: 702-896-0031

Hearing Aids Help Hearing Impaired Children Narrow The Learning Gap

When most people think about hearing aids, they consider them the tools of older adults. Yet, some children struggle with hearing loss from infancy or can develop hearing impairment early in life. For these children, the use of hearing aids can not only improve their quality of life but can help them overcome learning delays […]

Cannabis Isn’t A Tinnitus Cure, It’s A Tinnitus Irritant

If some cannabis enthusiasts are to be believed, regular usage of marijuana can cure pretty much everything from headaches to cancer. However, the research on the efficacy of cannabis as a medical tool is still very limited, and what research that does exist hasn’t necessarily been proven one way or another. One way that people […]

Hearing Aids Vs. Hearing Amplifiers

To correct hearing loss, hearing aids have been the device of choice for well over a hundred years. However, there are no currently FDA-approved over-the-counter hearing aids, which means you have to work with a licensed audiologist to get the hearing aids you need. Also, even the more affordable hearing aids can be on the […]

Better Hearing & Speech Month 2020

Issues with the auditory system can impact more than just your hearing. That’s why many auditory services include an assessment of both your hearing and your speech. When your hearing is affected, it can impact your ability to both hear and comprehend what is being said. Awareness of the connection between speech and hearing, as […]

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 […]