Patent 4916758 Issued on April 17, 1990. Estimated Expiration Date: July 1, 2008. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
There is disclosed a full ear protector for beautician use during applications of liquid treatments which may irritate or otherwise cause discomfort to the ear flesh or outer ear canal, wherein the ear canal is protected by a plug while a full ear cover surrounds the ear proper. Absorbent materials on the inside of the ear cover and associated in and with the plug ensure that no unwanted liquids may contact the ear to any significant extent.