Is it Time to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids?

If you have hearing loss in St. George and are wearing hearing aids, you are probably familiar with the many benefits these devices provide in your daily life. We’re glad you’ve made the effort to improve your overall quality of life; you’ll enjoy better overall health as a result. The day will come, however, when it’s time to upgrade your …

Can You Have Hearing Loss in Only One Ear?

If you think hearing loss affects both ears equally, you’ll be surprised to learn that there are cases where only one ear is affected. The majority of people in St. George with hearing loss experience impairment in both ears, but a small number suffer from unilateral hearing loss, also known as single-sided deafness (SSD). For those patients, treatment can be …

Vertigo for the Spin

Vertigo is common in St. George and throughout the U.S. It’s like spin class but without the bicycles or cardo benefits. Most episodes of vertigo pass quickly and aren’t serious, but any unexplained dizziness should be checked out by an audiologist or ENT specialist to rule out a potentially dangerous underlying health condition. Symptoms of Vertigo Vertigo is often described …

Better Hearing Event

Like you, we enjoy sharing hot chocolate with our families, trimming the Christmas tree, singing carols with friends and family. Our staff loves making a difference in people’s life and helping those in need. We want you to enjoy the dinner table conversation this Christmas. That’s why, as our gift to you, we’re offering a risk-free trial of the latest …

When Hearing Aids Aren’t Enough

Hearing aids are amazingly sophisticated instruments, enabling the majority of people with hearing loss in Utah to connect with others and communicate effectively. Technological breakthroughs like Bluetooth® wireless connectivity and rechargeable batteries make them more versatile than ever. They can do seemingly everything but order pizza for you and give you a back massage. We’re guessing it’s only a matter …

Oticon Hearing Event

We opened our second location in St. George! We expanded to the brand new Riverfront Medical Building on Riverside Drive. To celebrate, we are throwing an Oticon Hearing Event. You and a friend or family member are invited to join our Oticon Hearing Event, November 12-16. We will be demonstrating the latest, most advanced hearing aids on the market. During …

What is Ménière’s Disease?

Got vertigo, pressure in your ears, hearing loss that comes and goes, and an annoying ringing in your ears? Those are the classic signs of Ménière’s disease, an inner ear disorder that affects a large number of patients in Utah and across the United States. Understanding Ménière’s Disease Ménière’s disease was first identified in 1861 by a French doctor named …

How is Tinnitus Treated?

If you are bothered by a persistent ringing in your ears, you are not imagining things – even if nobody else notices the sound. You are actually experiencing tinnitus, and you are far from alone! If you’re one of 10 people riding a bus in St. George, then it’s safe to assume that one other person is also suffering from …

Can Hearing Loss Be Prevented?

For the majority of people with hearing loss in Southern Utah and Nevada, the condition is permanent. Nine out of 10 patients experience sensorineural hearing loss, which occurs as a result of irreversible damage to the inner ear. While hearing aids help, they are not a cure; once you are wearing them, you’d better get used to the idea, because …

Can Secondhand Smoke Cause Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss isn’t confined to older adults: children of all ages can experience a loss of hearing. About three out of 1000 babies are born with hearing loss, and its prevalence is increasing in adolescents. Secondhand Smoke and Hearing Loss Research Researchers from Japan were interested in seeing if they could link cigarette smoke with childhood hearing loss. Their findings …