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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 […]

My Newborn Failed A Hearing Screening. What Do I Need To Know?

For children born in a hospital, before they are discharged, they should receive a hearing screening. This screening is to quickly assess if all is well with your newborn’s hearing. However, if a newborn fails the hearing screening, it can leave parents at a loss for what to do next. Here at Hearing & Balance […]

Those With Hearing Loss Have A Higher Chance Of Physical Injuries

Hearing loss can sometimes be dismissed as an issue of inconvenience—something that may annoy the person with hearing loss but has no further ramifications. But, as our doctors of audiology here at Hearing & Balance Doctors try to emphasize to patients, there are many serious consequences to untreated hearing loss. Issues ranging from depression to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]