OSHA studies have shown that microscope and binocular use increases the percentage of neck, shoulder, and lower back pain as well as hand and finger aches, eyestrain, and headaches. Much like when using a standard microscope, users are forced into an unnatural position when operating with a manual, binocular colposcope, resulting in muskoskeletal and ocular strains.
Below is the result of one survey documenting the percentage of participants experiencing pain or discomfort during the use of a binocular and the location associated with it.
% of users experiencing pain or discomfort:
The medical world focuses a lot on the well being of the patients but often overlooks the affect of care from the operator's point of view. While helping your patients, you might be doing harm to your own body.
Ergonoically designed, the Lutech digital video colposcopes alleviates every one of these issues, reducing physical stress and lowering fatigue in users.
In addition to transmitting the live visual feed to a TV/computer screen for large scale viewing, the added mini LCD placed on the back side of the colposcope assists the user with aim and focus.
Finding the right colposcope for your practice or facility is important. The best way to know is to try it out in person for free! Request a free trial of the Lutech colposcopes for 30 days, including free shipping to you and back.
Outside of the hands on experience, having proper product information is intrinsic to finding the proper fit. The list below showcases the benefits of using a digital video colposcope instead of the traditional binocular colposcopes. If after reading the list, this sounds like something you would benefit from, please give us a call. We can answer any and all questions you may have.