Ear canal irrigation system and method

  • US 10,525,191 B1
  • Filed: 06/12/2019
  • Issued: 01/07/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/12/2019
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An ear canal irrigation system, the ear canal irrigation system comprising:

  • a spray bottle, the spray bottle comprising a nozzle, a head, and a reservoir, the reservoir having a spray tube extending therethrough, wherein the reservoir is configured to contain a fluid;

    a conduit tube, wherein the conduit tube is configured to allow the passage of the fluid from the spray bottle when connected to the spray bottle, wherein a first end of the conduit tube is configured to connect to the nozzle or a nozzle attachment that is connected to the nozzle;

    a connector comprising a splash guard, a first extension piece, and a second extension piece, wherein the splash guard is disk-shaped, wherein the first extension piece and the second extension piece face outward in opposing directions from a first side and a second side of the splash guard, wherein the splash guard, the first extension piece, and the second extension piece each have an aperture therethrough in axial alignment allowing the passage of the fluid; and

    an insertion tube, wherein the insertion tube is configured to be inserted into or near an ear of a user, wherein the insertion tube is separate from the conduit tube,wherein a second end of the conduit tube is configured to connect to the first extension piece of the connector,wherein a first end of the insertion tube is configured to connect to the second extension piece of the connector,and further wherein the conduit tube and the insertion tube each have an aperture extending therethrough, wherein the aperture of the insertion tube is of a smaller diameter than the aperture of the conduit tube, wherein the connector allows a transition of the fluid from the conduit tube to the insertion tube while reducing the overall diameter of the fluid.

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