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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

Can Ear Infections Cause Hearing Loss?

There can be many causes of hearing loss, from loud noise exposure to being born with hearing impairment. Illness is another way to develop hearing loss, and those who experience ear infections will often have temporary hearing loss. However, in some cases, chronic ear infections can cause hearing loss. If your hearing hasn’t recovered after […]

How The Hearing Loss Community Can Adapt to COVID-19 Life Changes

An unexpected side-effect of COVID-19 is how social distancing and other preventative measures have isolated the hearing loss community. As those who are hard-of-hearing, as well as the deaf community, rely heavily on visual cues when communicating, being cut off from face-to-face interaction can create barriers. To help the hearing loss community tackle some of […]

How Playing Sports Could Improve Your Hearing

While attending sporting events without hearing protection can make your audiologists wince, there are some potential positives for your hearing to playing sports. According to some new research, athletes from a variety of sports can experience brain improvements that help with their hearing. New Research Points To Sports To Improve Hearing In December 2019, SAGE […]

Face Masks For The Hearing Loss Community

As communities continue to take steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone is feeling more isolated from one another. Whether your community is under a Stay At Home order or a strict directive limiting movement and gatherings, it can be challenging to avoid feeling cut off. But with the increased use of face […]

These 10 Animals Have the Best Hearing on the Planet

Humans may be on the top of the food chain when it comes to our clever, tool-using ways, but we certainly haven’t cornered the market on the best hearing. While your local audiologist can help improve your hearing, even the best human hearing can’t compare to the top ten animals with the best hearing on […]

Not All Hearing Protection is Created Equal: What to Use & When

By now, it is hopefully common knowledge that hearing protection is essential to help prevent sensorineural hearing loss. The problem is, not everyone knows that now hearing protection is created equal. To be fair, using some amount of hearing protection is better than none. However, you can better protect yourself from hearing loss by ensuring […]

High-Tech Accessories For Your ReSound Hearing Aids

Managing your hearing loss can be done with properly programmed hearing aids alone. But, there are sometimes situations where your hearing aids can use a boost to ensure that you are hearing everything you want to hear. Hearing aid brands like ReSound have developed high-tech hearing aid accessories that can be paired with your Resound […]

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 […]

8 Quick Hearing Aid Repairs We Can Do For You

Hearing aids are specialized computerized devices that you are supposed to wear daily, which is practically a recipe for needing hearing aid repairs in the future. If you feel comfortable, there are some hearing aid repairs and maintenance that you can do at home. However, many people don’t feel comfortable or confident working on their […]