Patent Number: 6,569,090

Title: Apparatus for self-inspecting the ear

Abstract: Ear observation apparatus for self-inspecting the external auditory meatusand/or the tympanic membrane, characterized in that it comprisesinspection means (2) for the external auditory meatus associated toreflection means (3) able to reflect the image of said external auditorymeatus and/or tympanic membrane, illumination means (6) being provided forilluminating said external auditory meatus and/or tympanic membrane, saidreflection means (3) being angularly set with respect to said inspection(2) means such as to reflect the image of the external auditory meatusand/or tympanic membrane on an external mirror.

Inventors: Mezzoli; Giorgio (48022 Lugo (Prov. of Ravenna), IT), Vanzi; Marco (Bologna, IT)


International Classification: A61B 1/227 (20060101); A61B 001/227 ()

Expiration Date: 05/22015