Whether removing cerumen, inserting otoblocks for deep ear canal impressions, or fitting extended wear hearing instruments such as the Lyric or WOW!, audiologists must clearly visualize the auditory canal, tympanic membrane, and/or other pertinent structures and see what it is they are doing. A headlamp with magnification truly offers clinicians hands-free lighting and magnification, enabling the audiologist to use both hands to manipulate the ear and/or instrumentation during various procedures. One such product from Heine has gained popularity amongst audiologists that may serve as the perfect solution to your needs.
The Heine HR Loupe & 3S LED Headlight set is comprised of a binocular loupe and LED headlamp. The loupe provides the highest quality German optics with 2.5x magnification (10″ working distance) and unparalleled clarity and depth of field. The headlamp portion is equipped with a powerful LED light that offers bright, white illumination that is more than 2x as bright as standard headlights. With the ability to adjust eyepieces to account for individual variances related to interocular distance as well as the spot size of illumination, this unit truly provides 3-D view of small cavities. The rechargeable battery offers wireless mobility. Next time you have a chance to try this out at a show, take the time to do so! You will be amazed. It is available through Oaktree Products.