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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

Does COVID-19 Impact Hearing Issues?

The COVID-19 coronavirus seems to be all that anyone can talk about lately—especially with its everchanging list of symptoms. Have a fever? You might have it. Lose your sense of smell? You might have it. Have a headache? You might have it. Can’t taste food? You might have it. Not showing any symptoms at all? […]

Is Tinnitus Hereditary?

Have you ever noticed a slight ringing in your ears following a loud concert? For most, the ringing of the ears only happens every now and then. But people dealing with tinnitus experience ringing or the perception of noise in their ears at all times. In fact, the American Tinnitus Association says that 50 million […]

What Does It Take To Become An Audiologist?

An audiologist specializes in diagnosing and treating balance and hearing-related issues. Understanding the most common reasons for hearing loss and the most effective treatments, audiologists are well-equipped to work with patients suffering from tinnitus, ear infections, age-related hearing loss, and more. Through careful examination, an audiologist can diagnose the problem and provide a treatment plan […]

Hearing Loss Is The Number One Service-Related Disability Among US Veterans

Not all combat wounds are visible to the naked eye. Similarly, not all combat wounds show up right away but become apparent over an extended period. This doesn’t make them any less important to treat as soon as they become apparent. The most common injury veterans encounter is hearing loss and tinnitus, which is a […]

The Future Is Now: Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

Hearing aid technology has vastly improved over the years—even the most basic of hearing aids can provide relatively clear and crisp sound, unlike their predecessors. In recent years, artificial intelligence has revolutionized the hearing aid industry, creating AI-equipped hearing aids that seamlessly transition and help you communicate in the most challenging listening environments. What Is […]

Why Does Hearing Our Own Voice Sound So Strange?

Many people dislike hearing their voices through recordings or through microphones. This disaffection is magnified when someone needs to wear hearing aids, as it leaves the wearer constantly hearing their voice as it is fed through the hearing aid microphones. So, why does hearing your own voice seem so strange played back or through microphone […]

Cognitive Improvements Through Hearing Aid Use

The impact of hearing loss extends far beyond simply having difficulties with hearing. Not only does hearing loss make capturing the sounds around you difficult, but it also can impact your brain health, leading to cognitive decline. However, you don’t have to accept cognitive decline if you have hearing loss. Instead, research has begun to […]

What Causes Sudden Hearing Loss?

In general, hearing loss isn’t the kind of issue that comes on suddenly. Instead, hearing loss is usually a combination of long-term loud noise exposure, genetics, and other health issues. However, there are times where hearing loss can come on suddenly, though it is not always permanent. Whether you or a loved one has dealt […]

Coronavirus Anxiety Can Trigger Tinnitus Spikes

There are millions of Americans living with tinnitus. For many of these people, their tinnitus is a small, underlying annoyance that only pops up occasionally, while only a small percentage struggle with debilitating tinnitus symptoms. However, during the novel coronavirus pandemic, more people are experiencing tinnitus. As our doctors of audiology often explain, tinnitus can […]

Advice From Your Audiologist: Using Hearing Aids With Protective Masks

The most common style of protective face masks relies on elastic loops being hooked behind your ears. But, if you wear hearing aids, these elastic loops can easily dislodge your hearing aids as you take off your protective mask. Even worse, since many people take off their face coverings once they leave a store and […]