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MediPlast - Ear Suction Handle

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Client: MediPlast

Case: Improved usability through the redesign of the handle piece for an ear suction set



MediPlast is a Swedish distributor and manufacturer for a variety of medical products, particularly ear suction sets, for the Nordic region. They approached Eye-D when they began receiving feedback from practitioners that the handle for their existing set was too small.


  • Prototyping

  • Ergonomics

  • Field studies and end user testing

  • Modular design

Our Involvement

  • Redesign of handle

  • Manufacturing collaboration (Advising/consulting)


The process included agile iterations of the packaging design with quick CAD redesigns, rapid prototypes, and client feedback with close cooperation with the tool makers.


The aim was to design a suction set handle that included a better tactile grip through hole features and complex tool cores to enable easy and precise suction control.


Eye-D delivered the final product in close cooperation with the toolmakers in order to achieve a quick time to market.

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