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It is a priority for our practice to offer same or next-day appointments for people with an urgent concern.


Caring for the Health of Grandchildren to Grandparents 

It’s only when we feel the wear & tear of life that we start to appreciate the importance of our health. By visiting this website, either you or your loved one is looking for a trusted partner to help you navigate some of the challenges that you may be facing.

You’re in the right place. Fox Valley ENT provides excellent, convenient care, with two board-certified physicians, four clinical audiologists, and a highly skilled team of providers, state-of-the-art technology, and a track record for improving thousands of lives over the past 40 years.

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Comprehensive Hearing Assessments

A recent study suggests that 1 in 8 Americans have some level of hearing loss. Therefore, it is important to have your hearing tested regularly. The latest recommendations suggest that you should have your hearing professionally assessed every 12 months. Your hearing care is in safe hands with Fox Valley’s team of doctors and audiologists on your side. From hearing assessments to more advanced services, Fox Valley ENT can provide all your hearing care.


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Expert Balance Care

Whether you are experiencing room-spinning dizziness or you are sometimes losing your balance, it can damage your confidence and your freedom. Many people do not know that the balance organs are inside the ears! So they do not know to see their ENT physician for balance problems. 


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Head & Neck Surgery

With any medical procedure, you want to be confident that you’re in the best hands possible. Our team of doctors use advanced technology and are established as some of the most respected surgeons in Illinois.


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Hearing Aid Technology

The huge developments in technology now mean that hearing aids are incredibly small and sometimes barely visible. They boast Smart technology that allows you to connect to your smartphone and gives you the ability to stream music, phone calls, or even your television directly into your hearing aids.


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Sinus Surgery

If you regularly suffer from sinus problems, you know the constant frustration of not feeling healthy – whether it’s a runny nose, blocked ears, or sinus pressure, you just want to feel normal again and with sinus surgery, you can be back to your old self quickly and effectively.


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When Your Hearing Aids Need to Be as Active as You Are

When Your Hearing Aids Need to Be as Active as You Are

Regardless of age, getting help for hearing loss is essential to maintaining your physical and mental health. Hearing aids provide the best solution to the cognitive decline, social isolation, and strained relationships associated with hearing loss.  Just because you...

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Why Are My Hearing Aids So Uncomfortable?

Why Are My Hearing Aids So Uncomfortable?

Like a new pair of shoes, new hearing aids that fit well need some getting used to, but poorly-fitted devices will continue to be uncomfortable.  We want Northern Illinois residents to enjoy the best possible benefits from their hearing aids, so we provide the...

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Is Your New iPhone 12 Getting in the Way of Sound Clarity?

Is Your New iPhone 12 Getting in the Way of Sound Clarity?

Back when Apple introduced an accessibility feature that enabled hearing aid users to pair their hearing aids to their apple devices using Bluetooth, it was a game-changer for those who had difficulty hearing. Not only were the days of difficulty hearing phone...

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    Dr. Lochmueller performed surgery on my sinuses to promote better breathing and remove polyps. Recovery was short and the difference... read more

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    I've been a patient of Dr. Hemmer's for 2 years and he's the best ENT you'll find our way. He's... read more

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