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Key Factors to Consider When Choosing Surgical Lights

by | Jan 10, 2024 | Medical & Veterinary Equipment Blog

Selecting the right surgical lights is crucial when you’re setting up an operating room. Without excellent visibility, you and your team won’t be able to conduct the precise and meticulous work required for every patient. Our team here at Georgian Anesthesia and Medical Corp. supplies a wide array of surgical lights to improve your operating room, and we would be happy to help you find exactly what your practice needs. In this blog, we’ll go over a few key factors you should consider before purchasing new surgical lights for your facility.

The first item to consider is which type of surgery you plan to perform, as different procedures can require unique surgical lights. For example, traditional open surgeries with shallow incisions can often be conducted using overhead surgical lights. However, for procedures like laparoscopies or endoscopies, in-cavity surgical lights are required. These kinds of lights are specifically designed for small incisions and minimally invasive surgeries. Some are even equipped with tiny cameras to allow surgeons to get real-time imaging without making a large incision on a patient.

Another major factor to consider before buying new surgical lights is flexibility and adaptability. When performing a procedure, light glares and shadows can make it difficult to work. Lights that are flexible, such as those on movable arms, will make it more convenient for surgeons to work comfortably and precisely. Headlights can also be incredibly helpful for surgeons, as they aren’t easily blocked and provide direct light exactly where the surgeon is looking.

If you need high-quality surgical lights for your facility, we encourage you to check out our lighting options or reach out to our team with any questions you may have.