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Going Beyond Best Practices: Same-day Custom Ear Molds

Frank Talarico, MClSc

May 17, 2021

This course discusses a new, validated, and open-source method for creating same-day ear molds. By using 3D printing, 3D scanning, and open-source software, hearing healthcare providers can go beyond...   Read More

Learning Amplification with CARL: A New Patient Simulator

Susan Scollie, PhD, Robert Koch, MS

September 16, 2019

This course demonstrates the importance of simulation in clinical training and outlines specific lessons in which CARL can be incorporated in. From basic lessons introducing the components of a hearin...   Read More


Why Open Hearing Aid Fittings are Often Not the Best Choice for the Patient

Matthias Froehlich, PhD, Ulrich Giese, PhD, Thomas A. Powers, PhD

May 6, 2019

This course reviews the pros and cons of open-canal versus occluding ear-coupling systems for hearing aids, and presents comparative data of three different options. Data was collected for both labora...   Read More


Earmolds Primer: Custom Earmolds Essentials

Ozden Uslu, MS

November 26, 2018

A custom earmold is an essential component of any hearing aid device to obtain 100% of desired acoustic performance. This course provides a guide for selecting appropriate earmold material, style, and...   Read More

Making a Good (Ear) Impression: Setting Up a Successful Impression-Taking Protocol

Michele Hurley, AuD, FAAA

December 14, 2015

There is a need to be skilled at taking impressions for a number of reasons. One of those is the opportunity that lies in being able to be proficient at making ear impressions. The opportunity to prov...   Read More

Earmolds and More: Maximizing Patient Satisfaction

Michael West, MS

September 13, 2010

This article is an edited transcription of the AudiologyOnline recorded course Earmolds and More (#16407). To view the recorded course, register here. Although it may seem like a basic concept, even t...   Read More


Ear Impressions: Art or Science?

Chester Pirzanski, BSc, Brenda Berge, AuD

March 18, 2002

Custom earmolds and hearing aids shells are derived from ear impressions taken individually from each patient's ear. The procedure for impression taking is so simple and straightforward that one might...   Read More

Westone Tech Tips: Greatest Hits

Randy Morgan

September 10, 2001

EDITOR'S NOTE: We don't usually run articles like this! However, Randy Morgan and the good people at Westone wrote these wonderful "tech tips" over the last few years and published them in the online...   Read More

In Search of the Digimold

Chester Pirzanski, BSc

November 27, 2000

We live in the digital era. While a great deal of attention has focused on technology and the algorithms of digital products, relatively little attention has been given to earmolds in the recent press...   Read More

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