Why Welch Allyn Otoscopes?
A leading manufacturer in the healthcare industry, Welch Allyn is known for their extensive line of high quality products in the categories of patient monitoring, blood pressure management, thermometry, cardiopulmonary, lighting and more. One of their best known product categories is physical exam, which includes their acclaimed line of otoscopes and the top selling MacroView Otoscope.
The Welch Allyn Macroview Otoscope is offered in two models: standard and digital. The standard model delivers almost twice the field of view at higher magnification compared to standard otoscopes, making it easier to visualize the auditory canal and tympanic membrane. Better visualization to help enhance learning, decision-making and patient outcomes. It also includes a nearly complete view of the tympanic membrane, better clarity and definition of landmarks, the ability to adjust focus for variable ear canal length or farsighted eyes, tip grip for secure fastening and ejection of ear specula, fiber optics which produce cool light with no reflections or obstruction, and twice the field of view and 30% greater magnification than traditional otoscopes. Welch Allyn MacroView Otoscope
The digital version includes all of the standard version specs, but also includes the ability to share images digitally. The includes usb cable allows the user to share images with family members or other physicians and save still images to a patient's electronic chart or health record to track progression. This option is a great tool for pediatricians, clinical educators, and anyone who regularly performs otoscopy. With the digital Macroview, the user can share images with other providers as visual descriptive reference, facilitates communication and education, which can improve patient compliance, store digital images in patient record and for enhanced exam documentation, is an excellent training aid for educational purposes, the ability to view small details of tubes and hearing aids.
The remainder of Welch Allyn Otoscopes can be categorized by the following: traditional, pneumatic, operating and pocket. Welch Allyn's Traditional line of otoscopes is made up the basic 3.5V Diagnostic Otoscope, which include halogen lamps that provide true tissue color and long-lasting performance, wide-angle viewing lens allows for instrumentation under magnification, a sealed system for pneumatic otoscopy and accurate diagnosis of otitis media, optional LED lamps and fiber-optic light which means has no reflections or obstructions of tympanic membrane views.
The Pneumatic series of Otoscopes provide bright, white light output and a rotating lens with ultraseal for pneumatic otoscopy, halogen lamp which provides light output for true tissue color, rotating lens with ultraseal enables easy pneumatic otoscopy, consistent, long-lasting illumination and fiber-optic illumination that produces cool light.
The Operating line is very much like Pneumatic but include an Open system with rotatable lens and optional speculum for convenient procedures, plus bright light output.
And last but not least, Welch Allyn's line of Pocket Otoscopes are small, convenient, and easy to use with bright, white halogen light and a built-in throat illuminator. They also include halogen light for true tissue color and consistent, long-lasting illumination, detachable otoscope head to use the throat illuminator or all-purpose penlight, halogen lights and fiber optics, wide-angle viewing lens allows for instrumentation under magnification and a sealed system for pneumatic otoscopy