The EasyView Otoblock is an innovative new approach for taking deep ear impressions that provides full visualization during insertion.
The EasyView Otoblock attaches directly to your own otoscope and specula to provide vision and light during otoblock placement. It is compatible with standard impression making materials and stays on the impression during the scanning process to add an average of 6mm more canal length information.
Deep impressions made easy
The EasyView Otoblock is only to be used by hearing care professionals according to its purpose. The hearing care professional is cautioned against: inconsistent size selection and usage of the product for patients with a perforated or missing tympanic membrane or other abnormality of the middle or outer ear.
The EasyView Otoblock enables the Hearing Care Professional to collect an average of 6 mm additional canal length information.
Phonak internal investigation, 2016. N=22
What is it?
The EasyView Otoblock is an innovative redesign to traditional ear impression protocol. The otoblock is constructed with a Lyric seal with a medial transparent lens. It attaches directly onto the end of an every otoscope to allow full visualization of the ear canal and tympanic membrane during placement.
How does it help?
Ear mold impressions are the foundation of all custom product production. They are also among the riskiest procedures that a hearing care professional has within their scope of practice, due to the nearness of the otoblock to the tympanic membrane. The EasyView Otoblock provides visualizaiton and light to the deep ear canal throughtout insertion which enables the provider to confidently place the otoblock while keeping full view of the proximity to the ear drum.
Who can benefit?
Everyone! Hearing care professionals benefit because they are able to take deep ear impressions comfortably and confidently. Their clients benefit because the outcome of a quality deep ear impression is a small, comfortable, secure, optimized custom product.