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!
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…
Operating room, PROVIDO

Free Flap Procedures in Oncological Reconstructive Surgery

Free flap surgery is considered the gold standard for breast, head and neck reconstructions for cancer patients. These procedures, which enable functional and aesthetic rehabilitation, can be quite…

Minor’s Syndrome Surgical Intervention by Prof. Vincent Darrouzet

Minor’s disease, also called Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (SSCD) or Minor’s syndrome, is a rare disorder of the inner ear that affects hearing and balance. The disease is characterized by…

How to Choose a Microscope for Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic and reconstructive surgery requires excellent visualization to repair intricate and fine structures. Oncological reconstructive surgery procedures are among the most delicate, including breast…
Plastic reconstructive surgery with M530 OHX

Advances in Oncological Reconstructive Surgery

Decision making and patient care in oncological reconstructive surgery have considerably evolved in recent years. New surgical assistance technologies are helping surgeons push the boundaries of what…
OCT-Guided Retina Surgery

Clinical Symposium on OCT-Guided Retina Surgery

In this recording Prof. Tan from Singapore National Eye Centre and Dr. Català from Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital share their expertise on retinal surgery with intraoperative OCT from…

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…

Intraoperative OCT in Retinal Procedures

The surgical team at Retina Clinic in São Paulo, Brazil, has been using microscope-integrated intraoperative OCT for the past year. In their white paper “Intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography:…

Optimal Visualization in Brain Surgery

This case study “Treatment of the Galassi type III arachnoid cyst with the M530 OHX surgical microscope from Leica Microsystems” documents the procedure step by step and shows the visualization…
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