Aubrie, my youngest, is now battling her own ear issues. So, when I ran accross this product on Twitter, I was more than excited to give it a try!
EarCheck Middle Ear Monitor is the first clinically proven home-use monitor that accurately detects middle ear fluid, a key sign of an ear infection. Used by pediatricians for years, EarCheck helps you identify:
If your child might have an ear infection
When it’s necessary to seek medical attention
When the fluid is going away or gone
The EarCheck Middle Ear Monitor uses gentle sound waves to accurately and painlessly detect the presence of middle ear fluid, a key sign of an ear infection. Simply place the tip of EarCheck into the child’s outer ear canal and press the SCAN button; the monitor works by sending a pleasant chirping sound into the ear canal. Some of this sound bounces off the eardrum and travels back to the instrument’s built-in microphone. EarCheck then analyzes the reflected sound to determine if the eardrum is working normally. If there is fluid in the ear, the eardrum’s vibrations may be restricted. The greater the fluid level, the greater the reflected sound. Within only seconds, you will be able to determine if your child has fluid in the middle ear.