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Local business owner creates mask ear reliever for healthcare professionals

Posted at 6:34 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 19:49:38-04

For doctors and nurses, wearing a mask all day can put a lot of pressure on their ears. But one Acadiana company is working to prevent that.

Owner of Cajun Lures Zachary Dubois created a "mask ear reliever" to help reduce the pressure from wearing a mask for a long period of time. There are also various types of masks for different preferences.

"I created my own standard model as well as this ponytail model for any nurses that have long hair or want to have it stick through and also hold their mask on and relieve the pressure on their ears," explained Dubois.

The relievers are made through a 3D printer and can be bought on the Cajun Lures website for only a dollar.

Video provided to KATC by Dubois shows the company's 3D printer creating the ear relievers - watch that video below.