Ear Impression Otoblock Myth – Part 2

Myth.  “The ear impression otoblock stops the ear impression material from going too far into the ear canal, and protects the eardrum by not allowing it to come into contact with the eardrum.” This post continues as background to show that the above statement is a myth, and a more realistic approach should be taken…

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Tympanic Membrane and Hearing Aid Fitting III

Two previous blogs related to the behind-the-scene interaction of the tympanic membrane  (TM) to the hearing aid fitting process focused on basic anatomy, especially that related to ear canal length (Part I), and to a better visualization of the TM orientation compared to general artistic renderings (Part II). Part III will draw these issues together…

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