Idaho Falls, ID - Merlin - HearingLife

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3345 Merlin Drive, Suite 200, Idaho Falls, ID 83404

We offer hearing assessments and hearing aids at our Idaho Falls, ID - Merlin Hearing Aid Center

Welcome to Regional Hearing & Balance Center, A HearingLife Company

Our team is pleased to join the HearingLife family. You will still find our same friendly staff are here to meet all of your hearing wellness needs. Our logo and branding may be changing, but we continue to provide outstanding care, world-class hearing aids and the friendly service you expect from us.

If you believe that you or a loved one has hearing loss, we invite you to stop in for a complimentary hearing assessment* at our office in Idaho Falls. We are located at 3345 Merlin Drive, Suite 200. If you are running late for an appointment or need help finding us, please call (208) 357-4767.

"Have you considered getting a hearing test?"

Is this a question you’re already familiar with? If so, schedule an appointment to talk about your needs with our highly trained professionals. We provide tailor-made solutions, including hearing aids, for individuals who want to improve their hearing health, and overall quality of life.

Providing hearing care and hearing aids for Bonneville County, Idaho and beyond

HearingLife has facilities throughout the US, including right here in Idaho. If you want to learn how hearing aids work, or need information on hearing health and hearing loss, make an appointment today.

HearingLife is your source for Oticon™ and other top-quality hearing aids in Idaho Falls, ID

We know that you have options for your hearing care. That's why the team at HearingLife makes sure that you are fitted with the best hearing aids for your lifestyle and budget. If you have problems hearing, test out the various styles of hearing aids that we offer.  The nuances of sound play an important role to your life. Whether your hearing loss is profound or you have mild loss at high frequencies, we will find the appropriate solution for your needs. Come for a demonstration of HearingLife's latest devices in our location in Idaho Falls to test hearing aids out. We carry many options - including in-the-canal and behind the ear - so you can make an informed choice.

Get fitted for hearing aids at our hearing center in Idaho Falls, using cutting-edge diagnostic equipment

You can depend on the professionals at HearingLife to take all the necessary steps to help you make the right decision. We are more than happy to answer any questions related to a product, or about what happens during a hearing assessment. We also encourage you to bring a friend or family member with you during your visit if it makes you more comfortable.

More HearingLife centers providing hearing care close to Idaho Falls, Idaho

We have centers across Idaho. You can also visit us at these convenient locations:

Hearing Aids in Idaho Falls, ID - E. 17th St.

Please note that we do not offer free hearing assessments at this location and that some special offers and sales may not apply.*

Meet the staff

Brent Clayson


Dr. Brent Clayson obtained his master’s degree in Audiology from Idaho State University and his Doctor of Audiology degree from Salus University in Pennsylvania. Dr. Clayson moved with his young family to British Columbia, Canada, to work in a private audiology practice. He was the sole audiologist and performed diagnostic and hearing aid evaluations on patients of all ages. Dr. Clayson became involved in the provincial Speech and Hearing association, serving as Director of Adult Audiology, Vice President and President of the BC Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. He then went on to work as a diagnostic audiologist in a local hospital.In 2017, Dr. Clayson moved back home to Idaho and joined Regional Hearing and Balance Center as a pediatric audiologist. He became the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention audiologist in the Idaho Falls and Rexburg offices, testing infants referred by the hospital screening program. He now treats both adult and pediatric patients, performing diagnostic and hearing aid evaluations and fittings, as well as auditory processing evaluations.

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Craig Allred

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Dr. Craig Allred was raised in Riverton, Utah. He studied Communication Disorders at Brigham Young University and received his Doctor of Audiology degree from Idaho State
University. Having grown up using hearing aids himself, he finds enjoyment in bringing the world of sound to both pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Allred loves spending time in the mountains, camping and hiking with his wife and three children.

Jim Lamb


Dr. Jim Lamb grew up in Star Valley, Wyoming, where he enjoyed many outdoor activities. Dr. Lamb received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wyoming in Communication Disorders, with an emphasis in Audiology. Later, he earned his Doctor of Audiology degree from A.T. Still University. Dr. Lamb is one of two medical professionals in the Idaho Falls area who have been trained in and regularly perform balance evaluations of the vestibular system using videonystagmography (VNG) testing. This advanced testing system manufactured by balanceback™ uses infrared cameras inside goggles to record eye movement associated with dizziness. By using our advanced equipment systems and his expertise, Dr. Lamb works with your physician and therapist to identify which balance systems are working correctly, discover the cause of your dizziness, and develop a treatment plan to help you
take back control of your balance. In addition to balance testing, Dr. Lamb specializes in comprehensive audiological diagnostics and the treatment of hearing disorders using the latest hearing instrument technology.

Zack Hale


Dr. Zackary Hale received his bachelor’s degree in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education and his master’s degree in Audiology from Utah State University. He went on to earn his Doctor of Audiology degree from Salus University. Dr. Hale is an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, where he serves as an
audiologist in a Medical Support Unit. Dr. Hale has been working at Regional Hearing and Balance Center since 2002, and is fluent in Spanish. He specializes in providing a wide array of audiological services, including comprehensive hearing evaluations, specialized audiological diagnostic testing, industrial
audiology services, videonystagmography balance evaluations and pediatric hearing testing. Dr. Hale is an expert in the programming, fitting and maintenance of digital hearing devices to meet the hearing needs of the patients he serves. Dr. Hale is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, has earned a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is a member of the Military Audiology Association. He maintains audiology licensure in the states of Idaho and Wyoming.