Category Archives: Otoscopes, Headlamps & Earlights

iPhone & iPad Otoscopy is Here!

Wouldn’t it be cool to use your iPhone to perform video otoscopy? How about a high-quality video otoscope with a built-in LCD screen capable of wirelessly transferring captured images to your iPad or Kindle? If either of these technologies sounds intriguing and you will be at … Continue reading

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Fall Back for some real Daylight Savings!

Daylight saving time will end this upcoming Sunday whereby clocks will “fall back” officially at 2:00 am local time for those areas observing this practice. It was originally adopted by many countries as a means to conserve fuel during World … Continue reading

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Shed Some Light on New Ear Light

Every audiologist needs an ear light, right? I just came across a new energy efficient LED light that is worth a shout out.  The Econ LED Ear Light with Probe Tip (item# 12AAAPen-B) is available for less than seven dollars but don’t let the price fool … Continue reading

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How do you CYA during Otoscopy?

When performing audiometric testing, thresholds are recorded on an audiogram. Immittance testing often yields a printed version of the tympanogram. Auditory evoked potential testing reports are typically accompanied by a copy of the corresponding waveforms. The electroacoustic performance of a … Continue reading

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Audiology Unplugged: the New Amico Otoscope Set

Annoyed with having to unscrew your otoscope handle so you can plug it into a wall outlet to recharge? While far more convenient than the standard AC outlet rechargeable handles, the cost of desk-charging otoscopes can get a little pricey. And, be sure to read … Continue reading

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Heine Mini 3000 Otoscopes – All Models NOT the Same

Three different Heine Mini 3000 Pocket Otoscopes are currently available; while they differ in price, it is important to appreciate what it is you are paying for in order to make the most informed decision about your next pocket otoscope investment.   The three pocket otoscope models listed in order … Continue reading

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Audiologists! Avoid This Common Specula Mistake

A speculum is not that complicated of an accessory although some confusion exists in terms of what brand may be used interchangeably with otoscopes made by different manufacturers.  Obviously, different specula are needed for specific otoscope heads regardless of manufacturer; for example, a speculum designed to fit a diagnostic … Continue reading

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Audiology ToTT: Video otoscope isn’t just for otoscopy!

Based on feedback collected from subscribers and followers (YOUR Audiology Blog!), today’s post introduces the new blog  segment Audiology “ToTT“.  This feature is intended to provide Tips of The Trade (hence, “ToTT”) shared by Audiologists actively using products in their current practices.  As new … Continue reading

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