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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

When Is It Time For New Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids tend to have a lifespan of three to seven years before needing to be replaced. While the age of your hearing devices plays a big factor in their overall efficiency, there are a few additional reasons why you might opt to upgrade your hearing aids sooner rather than later. You’ve Noticed A Whistling […]

Comorbidities Often Found With Hearing Loss

At the first signs of hearing loss, individuals should consult an audiologist to find out if it is the result of another health problem. Hearing loss typically doesn’t happen on its own — it tends to be the first sign of or result in another health condition. These comorbidities can range from mental conditions like […]

Audiologist Advice: Communicating While Wearing Masks

We’re already living in uncertain times, and now masks are causing more uncertainty and confusion for those with hearing impairments. Masks have created an additional obstacle when trying to communicate during your everyday life — making it impossible to take visual cues from lipreading or expressions. While this is an annoyance for everyone, it makes […]

Problems of The Pandemic: Losing a Hearing Aid Due To Mask Use

We’ve found ourselves living through uncertain times over the past few months, and we’ve all been dealt our fair share of challenges. But those dealing with hearing loss have faced even more problems than most. While face masks play a huge part in preventing the spread of Covid-19, they have also made everyday communication more […]

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 […]