In an Operation Theater, the last thing on a surgeon’s mind is light. But what could be much more important than how well a surgeon can see to do his/her job without any interruption and stress on their eyes.
The best surgical light provides two things - the correct amount of illumination for the procedure and the right patches size.
Brighter does not mean better. Too much [intensity] can fatigue the surgeon’s eyes and cause glare.
With advent of technology and innovation, surgical lighting today is light years ahead of what it was 20 or even 10 years ago. No longer is a light just a light; now they’re interconnected systems which can provide imaging and control for today and future with features that can adjust multiple devices in the room, and video routing systems built for video imaging.
In the operating room, the biggest aid a surgeon can have is to use