Medical Applications

Optical Fibers and Assemblies have been used in medical applications for decades. The most common applications are invasive and non-invasive laser treatments and surgeries. Other applications include medical imaging, and intravenous sensing. The current trend is towards higher power levels and more advanced laser sources / detectors to improve accuracy and reduce patient risk. Many of Fiberguideā€™s optical fibers are certified for medical use, and our high power expertise can help customers develop solutions.

Typical Applications 

  • Surgical: Skin Treatments, Tumor Ablation, Tattoo Removal, Laser Scalpel, Laser Eye Surgery
  • Imaging: Vein, Ear, Nose, Throat, Heart
  • Sensing: Optical Catheters, Intravenous Oxygen, Glucose, Pressure, and Temperature Sensors
  • Illumination: Endoscopes, Diagnostic Instruments



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