The Otoscope using the iPhone is also called the Remotoscope, and sometimes Cellscope. The versatile ole iPhone is used to, not only view the inner ear with magnification, but also take pictures, to send to doctors, or specialists, from home or remote areas. It is approved by the FDA. This is yet another use of the iPhone as a periperal device useful in Internet Medicine.
Here’s a video which illustrates its utility:
This technology started with the Cellscope, which aids in looking at tympanic membranes in tykes, but now is being used to scan skin lesions all done with an iPhone, and an iPhone peripheral.