News and notices. August 11, 2014

New contribution to our series on equipment care and maintenance

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Ophthalmic operating microscopes often include a second set of binoculars, part of what is commonly called an assistant or teaching scope, which allows another person to view the operation at the same time as the surgeon in charge.

In this excellent new addition to our equipment care and maintenance series, clinical engineer Ismael Coredo explains how your operating microscope’s assistant scope and beamsplitter work and gives some useful tips on how to maintain them.

Read the full article.