Mini Module - Digital Ear Scanning
Amplification and Assistive Devices (AAD)
Instructional Level: Fundamental
We will discuss three potential issues when taking earmold impressions (EMIs): 1) length of EMIs, 2) placement of otoblock and 3) considerations with reconstructed ear canals. A target depth gauge on a digital ear scanner can help increase average scan length, safely, when compared to silicone, reduce potential blow-by risks, and increase comfort when scanning reconstructed ears.