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Science Lab

The knowledge portal of Leica Microsystems offers scientific research and teaching material on the subjects of microscopy. The content is designed to support beginners, experienced practitioners and scientists alike in their everyday work and experiments. Explore interactive tutorials and application notes, discover the basics of microscopy as well as high-end technologies – become part of the Science Lab community and share your expertise!
Dr. Tawfik with the Proveo 8 surgical microscope.

Cataract Surgery Symposium Replay

It is estimated that nearly 28 million cataract surgery procedures are performed worldwide every year. Phacoemulsification is the most common method used to remove the cataract and chopping maneuvers…

How to Select a Microscope for Cataract Surgery

What to consider in the selection of an ophthalmic microscope for cataract procedures. Bearing these aspects in mind will equip surgeons well for talks with manufacturer representatives. Many…

Improved Visualization of the Anterior Chamber Angle with Proveo 8

In this interview, Michael G. Richie, MD offers his expert opinion on the Proveo 8 from Leica Microsystems as a means for outstanding visualization of the anterior chamber during MIGS. He describes…

Intraoperative OCT as a Tool to Treat Diabetic Patients

In this interview, Asheesh Tewari, MD, details his experience with Proveo 8 with EnFocus Intraoperative OCT from Leica Microsystems. He finds it a powerful tool in treating his diabetic patients.…

How to use a Surgical Microscope as an Operating Room Nurse

Surgical microscopes play an essential role in the modern microsurgery procedures. It provides the surgeon, assistant and operating room staff with a magnified and illuminated high-quality image of…

Clinical Symposium on OCT-guided Cornea Surgery

In this recording Prof. Mehta from Singapore National Eye Centre and Prof. Fontana from Santa Maria Nuova Hospital in Regio Emilia, Italy, share their expertise on corneal surgery. They present PK,…

Towards Advanced Use of Intraoperative OCT in Cataract Surgery

In this White Paper, Dr. Rachid Tahiri shares his personal experience with the Leica EnFocus intraoperative OCT, the valuable features supporting smooth surgery and how it allows him to minimize…

Residual Fragment Assessment with the Proveo 8 Intraoperative OCT

In the brief video presented below, Dr. Rachid Tahiri, an ophthalmic surgeon at the Centre d’Ophtalmologie in Granville, France shares his experience in using Proveo 8 intraoperative OCT in cataract…

Cataract Incision Analysis Using EnFocus Intraoperative OCT

Ophthalmic surgery requires high levels of accuracy and precision for optimal surgical maneuvers and tissue manipulation. Surgical microscopes play an essential role in helping ophthalmic surgeons…
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