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Harvard Startup, PionEar, Seeks to Improve Tympanostomy Tube Outcomes

Use of ear tubes – also known as tympanostomy tubes – has been a common solution to chronic ear problems in children for many years. In fact, myringotomy with tube insertion is the most commonly performed outpatient surgery on children in the US. More than 700,000 children undergo the procedure annually. The purpose of tympanostomy…

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HearScope: Smartphone Otoscope with Artificial Intelligence

The South African-based hearX Group announced a global launch of its revolutionary hearScope technology, via a crowd-funding campaign on IndieGoGo. The hearScope devices uses a magnification “pen” with a camera, connected to a smartphone application, to examine the ear and take high-quality pictures of the eardrum. The company claims the quality of the images are…

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