The Otoblock Myth Busted by Reality

Ear Impression Block Placement – The Otoblock Myth Busted by Reality   Opening Salvo   Most documents that instruct individuals on how to take ear impressions provide some misleading information, especially when describing the purpose and placement of the otoblock/block/dam/otostop.  This series of posts is intended to show how the otoblok myth is busted by…

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The Human Ear Canal – V

Ear Canal Dimensions Measurements of the human ear canal that show dimensional characteristics have been taken primarily from ear impressions. However, unless an impression is made of the entire ear canal, including the tympanic membrane, the length of the canal cannot be determined. A further weakness of ear impressions is that they do not show the…

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