Science Lab

Science Lab

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!

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…

How Clinical and Surgical Microscopes Support Otolaryngology

The number of ENT surgery procedures is increasing year after year. It is estimated that there will be over 21 million ENT procedures performed annually worldwide by 2022. Dr. Duane Mol is the…

Advanced Visualization in ENT Surgery

ENT surgery poses unique challenges. It requires excellent visualization, both in terms of magnification and illumination. As such, choosing the right operating microscope is critical.

Advanced Visualization in Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is very demanding. Surgical microscopes play an important role, helping to ensure flaps are well vascularized. Dr. Christine Bach is a Plastic and Reconstructive…

Surgical Microscopes: Key Factors for OR Nurses

Operating room (OR) nurses are vital to the surgery process. An OR Nurse Manager explains the key surgical microscope features to facilitate their work.
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How to Drape an Overhead Surgical Microscope

The tutorial features the Leica ARveo digital Augmented Reality microscope for complex neurosurgery. The procedure also applies to the Leica M530 OHX, OH6, OH5 and OH4.
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How to Drape a Surgical Microscope

Before performing surgical procedures, it is important to drape the surgical microscope to ensure sterile working conditions. At Leica, we are committed to helping you with your surgical practice. In…

3D Visualization in ENT Surgery

3D visualization of microscopic images not only offers advantages for neurosurgery and ophthalmology, but also provides important benefits for ENT surgery and training. In this interview, Prof. Erwin…

Cochlea Implants for the Deaf and Severely Hard of Hearing

People who can’t hear are outsiders, cut off from normal conversation. Children born into a silent world never learn to talk. Adults who lose their hearing due to age, accident or illness are no…
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