How Does On-tool Lighting Benefit Veterinary Surgeons?

Veterinarians performing surgery on a pet

Veterinary surgeons are consistently refining their methods. In this day and age, many veterinary surgeons have turned to the modern approach of using on-tool lighting in addition to traditional surgical techniques. But what are those benefits? Let’s take a look at a few that may convince you, too.

On-tool lighting is an effective way of providing surgeons with the information they need to complete surgical tasks.

When performing surgery, veterinary surgeons need to ensure that both their hands and the area they are operating on are within the focal zone of vision. This enables them to see small details.

How does on-tool lighting enhance the surgical experience?

  • Greater visibility:  A surgeon can see greater detail when working under this lighting.
  • Surgeons can avoid harm:   This allows them to see fine details and also ensures they never miss a beat when it comes to maintaining performance excellence.
  • Full illumination in small spaces
  • Some instruments combine multiple assets, such as lighting, irrigation, and suction.
  • Problematic areas can be identified sooner, such as tissue that is bleeding.

On-tool lighting is an excellent way of increasing the visibility needed for carrying out surgical tasks, so surgeons can proceed with confidence and accuracy.

How does on-tool lighting enhance benefit pets?

There are many ways pets benefit from on-tool lighting. As well as allowing their surgeons to proceed with confidence and accuracy, the conditions under which they work are improved, too.

You can rest assured that a surgical procedure performed under the aid of this lighting will be far more comprehensive. Surgeons receive better information, which leads to improved accuracy and ultimately happier pets.

Dog in a cone after having surgery
Healthy dog recovering after surgery

How do I find the best on-tool lighting for my veterinary practice?

Finding the best tools can be tough. Luckily you can find out more about how on-tool lighting benefits veterinary surgeons, and also ensure that your practice holds the right tools for the job.

At Animal Health Innovations, we are constantly seeking out revolutionary therapeutic offerings. We have over 25 years in bringing new products to the animal health marketplace. One of these tools is NICO Myriad NOVUS®. This tool illuminates and provides enhanced visualization for veterinary neurosurgery. Here are some of the additional benefits:

  • Less invasive surgery
  • User-controlled features
  • High level of versatility
  • Technology is unique to this device, not an adaptation to other equipment
  • Xenon light delivery

Learn more about this technology created by NICO here, including published research.

Watch how veterinary neurosurgeons utilize the tools here:

How can xenon light delivery improve outcomes?

Xenon light is a high-intensity discharge white-blue light. When used in surgery,  it increases visibility, providing uniform illumination over the entire field of view. Veterinary surgeons choose this lighting because it:

  • Creates a clear view of the area being worked on
  • Facilitates fewer incisions
  • Improves visualization during delicate procedures
  • Allows for enhanced precision in work
  • Does not produce high levels of heat
Veterinarian talking to young woman
Veterinarian discussing treatment options with pet’s family

Veterinary medicine is continually evolving – Are you ready to offer your patients the benefits of on-tool lighting?

If you need assistance with the best on-tool lighting for your veterinary practice, reach out to Animal Health Innovations. We are industry leaders in bringing cutting-edge technology to veterinarians. Our team works side by side with veterinary product creators to explore game-changing advancements that enhance efficiency and patient care across the animal health industry.

Image credits:

Two veterinarian surgeons in operating room take with blue filter: Nimon/Shutterstock

Dog with Elizabethan Collar: GillianVann/Shutterstock

Male Nurse Crouching By Pets And Owners In Waiting Area: Tyler Olson/Shutterstock

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