Article | November 8, 2016

How Ultra-Thin Glass Fibers Help Doctors Spot Ailments And Save Lives

Source: SCHOTT North America, Inc. - Lighting and Imaging

How Ultra-Thin Glass Fibers Help Doctors Spot Ailments And Save Lives

There are more preventative care procedures today than there have ever been, and medical experts are demanding technologies that improve their ability to diagnose an illness or affliction while ensuring that procedures are as painless as possible for patients. Finding a balance between highly specialized instruments and patient well-being raises challenges for the manufacturers developing these tools. Endoscopes equipped with lighting and imaging bundles can help doctors and patients catch health problems early, and thus reduce the need for more invasive surgery in the future. Download the full article for information on how ultra-thin glass fibers are used in the new technologies to help doctors spot ailments and save lives.