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Surgery > Body Protecting Or Restraining Devices For Patients Or Infants (e.g., Shields, Immobilizers) > Head Or Face Protector (e.g., Lips, Ears, Etc.) > Aural Protectors (e.g., Ear)

Aural Protectors (e.g., Ear)

Aural Protectors (e.g., Ear) patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/07/14 - 20140216480 - Electroactive polymer systems
A device includes a core, a membrane, at least one first electrode coupled to the core, at least one second electrode coupled to the core or the membrane and a collapsible electroactive polymer element. The collapsible polymer element is configured to extend from or extend around at least a portion...

04/17/14 - 20140102461 - Adhesive earplugs useful for sealing the ear canal
Systems and methods are provided for sealing an ear canal for retaining a solution in the ear canal. Adhesive earplugs are provided through which the solution can be delivered, and which, following delivery, retain the fluid in the ear canal. The systems and methods may also be useful for delivering...

03/13/14 - 20140069442 - Method of printing indicia on earplugs, apparatus for performing such method and earplugs made from same
An embodiment of the present invention is directed to an earplug that includes a cylindrical body having a pair of faces positioned on opposite sides of the cylindrical body, and indicia printed on at least one face of the pair of faces. Other embodiments of the present invention are directed...

03/13/14 - 20140069443 - Earplug insertion device
An earplug insertion device can include a housing that is configured to hold a first earplug and a second earplug. The device can also include an ejection mechanism that can be configured to respond to a first user force by ejecting the first earplug from the device in a first...

01/24/13 - 20130019880 - Earplug
An earplug is provided and includes a tip for use in forward and lateral sealing, which is formed to define a rearward recessed cavity, and a stem. The stem includes a user graspable elongate portion configured with a stiffness in a first direction that is greater than a stiffness in...

01/17/13 - 20130014768 - Hearing aid ear plug with an extraction cord
An ear plug (1) for a hearing aid is made of a resilient material and provided with an extraction cord (4) for providing a grip by which a user can pull the ear plug (1) out of an ear canal. The extraction cord (4) is arranged partly in the resilient...

11/01/12 - 20120272974 - Corded earplug
An apparatus and a method of making a corded earplug including a flexible cord material having a particular cross-section. An earplug having a nose portion for insertion into the ear and a handle portion extending from the nose portion and lying outside of the ear when the nose portion is...

10/11/12 - 20120255564 - Earplug having a resilient core structure
An earplug for insertion into an ear canal of a user has a front, a back, a side extending between the front and the back, a longitudinal axis, and a transverse axis. A core structure is selectively moveable from an un-deformed position to a deformed, insertable position suitable for insertion...

08/09/12 - 20120199143 - Push-in type of earplug with improved insertion stem
A hearing protective earplug for insertion into the human ear canal of a user where the human ear canal has sidewalls and a typical curved portion. A soft resilient body has a main body element with a front end for insertion in the human ear canal. An elongated stem has...

04/26/12 - 20120097177 - Phynlly philters internal nose, ear and mouth filters
The present invention provides compact nasal, oral and ear inserts with incorporated filters, specially designed to provide a more pleasant and healthy intake of air. Largely fabricated of a soft, pliable fabric such as compressed cotton, each Philter insert is comprised of two cylindrical filters, joined together via a flexible...

04/19/12 - 20120090626 - Earplug with embedded metal member
An earplug includes a plug portion, a handle portion, and a metal-made hollow round tube. The plug portion includes a plurality of domed flanges and rearward extends to a front end of the handle portion. The handle portion extends rearward by a predetermined length to internally define an axially extended...

03/29/12 - 20120073583 - Corded earplugs
An apparatus and a method of making a corded earplug, including a flexible cord material and a pair of earplugs. Each earplug has a nose portion for insertion into the ear and a rear portion extending from the nose portion and lying outside of the ear when the nose portion...

12/15/11 - 20110303227 - Spherically-shaped ear plug and method for forming the same
A spherically-shaped ear plug is described. The ear-plug is formed of silicone to provide pliable and malleable properties. Additionally, because the ear plug is made of silicone, when it is positioned and depressed into the ear canal, the front end of the ear plug is pushed out and deeper into...

10/06/11 - 20110240041 - Non-adhesive antinoise earplug and fabrication method thereof
A method of fabricating an anti-noise earplug having an inner tip serving as a core and an outer tip coupled to the inner tip to surround the inner tip and inserted into an ear includes the steps of: (a) shaping the inner tip; (b) fixing the inner tip to an...

08/18/11 - 20110197899 - Nano-otologic protective equipment for impact noise toxicity and/or blast overpressure exposure
An apparatus for preventing hearing loss having a body made of a soft compliant material having first and second ends and a channel extending therethrough, an acoustically limp material adjacent one of the ends of the body with the acoustically limp material having a hole therein aligned with the channel...

06/30/11 - 20110155147 - Quasi-triangular in-ear device
The in-ear device is shaped to fit a wearer's ear morphology. The device includes a main body having at least three generally convex sides, an innermost face and an outermost face. A first side is shaped to fit the tragus of a wearer's ear, and a second side is shaped...

12/02/10 - 20100300460 - Earplug
An earplug is provided and includes a tip for use in forward and lateral sealing, which is formed to define a rearward recessed cavity, and a stem. The stem includes a user graspable elongate portion configured with a stiffness in a first direction that is greater than a stiffness in...

12/02/10 - 20100300461 - Eartip
An improved EarTip may result from the distribution of PTFE throughout a slow recovery foam. Such an EarTip may have a finer, more uniform cell structure that aids in insertion within a user's ear canal. It may also have a smoother skin, with a lower kinetic coefficient of friction, and...

11/04/10 - 20100275931 - Earplug for an ear canal
An earplug for an ear canal includes a cap for plugging the ear canal. The cap has a cover tapered at one end and a hollow post extending centrally from the end. An air gap is formed between the cover and the post. The cover further includes a flexible rubbery...

09/16/10 - 20100229877 - Method and apparatus for ear protection
Disclosed is a method and article for protecting an ear by reducing intensity of sound audible to an individual using the article and/or by preventing foreign objects from entering an ear canal of the ear. The article includes a surface configured for removably securing the article to a tragus of...

06/03/10 - 20100132721 - Respirator helmet with integrated hearing protection
An apparatus including a housing forming a protective head cover and a hearing protection mechanism coupled to the housing is defined. The apparatus further includes an attachment mechanism coupled to the housing and the attachment mechanism is to connect the housing to an external air supply....

03/25/10 - 20100071707 - External middle ear insufflation device
A middle ear insufflation device to relieve pressure differential across the tympanic membrane resulting from rapid changes in altitude or intrinsic Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, the device having a compressible bladder member and an ear canal sealing member such that the bladder member can be compressed and released to reduce or...

02/25/10 - 20100043806 - Self-conforming sound attenuation earplug
A self-conforming sound attenuation earplug for location in an ear canal. The earplug includes a stem. At least one support is joined with the stem and located between the stem ear end and the stem user end, and extends radially outward from the stem. A shell is made of a...

12/31/09 - 20090320858 - Self-fitting device for location in an ear canal
A self-fitting device for location in an ear canal. The device includes a body having a body ear end, an opposite body user end, and a shaft extending from the ear end to the user end. A resilient bladder is joined with the body ear end and a chamber is...

12/31/09 - 20090320859 - Self-fitting device for location in an ear canal
A self-fitting device for location in an ear canal. The device includes a body having a body ear end, an opposite body user end, and a shaft extending from the ear end to the user end. A resilient bladder is joined with the body ear end and a chamber is...

12/31/09 - 20090320860 - Earplug
An earplug comprises a plug body composed a material such as silicone, petroleum jelly, or cotton impregnated with petroleum jelly, which exhibits plasticity and can be deformed freely at ordinary temperatures. A plastic film cover enclosed the plug body. The plug body is in the shape of a bullet, with...

11/12/09 - 20090277462 - Foam earplug in deformable sheath
An earplug system 10a, 10b that includes a foam earplug 12a, 12b and a deformable sheath 14 that individually surrounds at least the body 16 of the foam earplug 12a, 12b in a noncompressed condition. The deformable sheath 14 allows the earplug to be compressed with a person's fingers in...

11/12/09 - 20090277463 - Deployment actuation system for intrafallopian contraception
Contraceptive methods, systems, and devices generally improve the ease, speed, and reliability with which a contraceptive device can be deployed transcervically into an ostium of a fallopian tube. The contraceptive device may remain in a small profile configuration while a sheath is withdrawn proximally, and is thereafter expanded to a...

10/08/09 - 20090250072 - Magnetic earplug
An earplug includes a body, a post and a magnet. The body is made of a pliable material and includes a proximal end and a distal end. The proximal end is shaped to be positioned proximal to the user's middle ear and a distal end is shaped to be exposed...

06/18/09 - 20090151735 - Ultra thin ear plugs
An ultra thin ear plug enables sound protection to be conveniently carried inside a wallet. The ear plug is made of a slow-recovery thin foam strip. The user rolls the strip into a cylinder, compresses the cylinder and inserts the compressed foam cylinder into the ear canal. The foam strip...

04/16/09 - 20090095307 - Earplug with engagement means
An earplug for a hearing aid adapted for engagement with earpieces made of materials with a comparatively high hardness. The earplug comprises a resilient sleeve and a shell, the shell having an outer portion adapted to fit within a user's ear canal and a central bore, the central bore having...

03/19/09 - 20090071487 - Sealing devices
At least one exemplary embodiment is directed to a deformable sealing section that can be inserted into an orifice causing sealing of the orifice....

02/05/09 - 20090032031 - Special custom and ready made earplug devices for domestic animals
A unique safety device used as an Earplug for Domestic Animals. Particularly this new Special earplug device for Pets is related to devices and methods to protect the ears during grooming from exposure to liquids and high sound levels. This Special earplug device for Pets is a new combination of...