Why is an operating lamp in an operating room essential?

Lighting inside an operating room is considered one of the fundamental factors to obtain successful and uncomplicated surgical procedures. This illumination is made through the operation lamps which are special lamps designed to illuminate the surgical area, providing a bright and uniform illumination centered on the operating table during the surgical act.

The main function of the operation lamps is to provide the appropriate lighting during a surgical procedure. The light in these lamps must be white to be able to clearly observe the color of any organ or tissue, as this is an indicator of the patient’s condition and health. These types of lamps are able to provide hours of bright light without overheating the patient or staff involved in the operation.

What are the advantages of operating lamps?

Lighting inside the operating room is an essential factor for health professionals to carry out their surgical interventions correctly. This should allow the concentration to focus exclusively on the surgical procedure and thus ensure patient safety. Operation lamps are equipment that manages to maintain a balance between luminance, volume, shadow management and temperature.

Operating lamps, in addition to providing sufficient lighting, also have the ability to reduce shadows and produce minimal color distortion. Therefore, these lamps meet the requirements of surgeons to illuminate the surgical or surgical field in terms of intensity, uniformity and color of light.

Importance of lighting in the operating room

It is important to note that the success of surgical procedures depends, to a large extent, on the environment in which health professionals work being the most appropriate, in this sense the entire lighting system a fundamental and key factor.

This lighting system throughout the operating room is composed of a series of operating lamps, where the main highlights are ceiling lamps and even floor or mobile lamps. Because they ensure correct visibility of the entire operating room, without producing any glare in addition to avoiding or reducing eye fatigue of doctors.

What aspects should you take into account for the correct use of operation lamps?

The operation lamps provide a bright and uniform illumination centered on the operating table during the surgical act, as far as its use is concerned it is important to take into account the following aspects that we mentioned below in Kalstein:

  • The light from the lamps should be white as in the operating room the doctor needs to be able to observe the color of any organ or tissue as this is an indicator of the patient’s condition and health.
  • The more electric current, the more intense the light.
  • Luminaires should be easily manipulated.
  • Do not produce infrared (IR) or ultraviolet (UV) radiation as it may cause damage or injury to the body tissue that is exposed during surgery.
  • They must be accessible and easy to maintain.
  • Provide intense light directed but avoiding minimal visual fatigue and not causing eye fatigue to physicians and assistants.
  • Have a light that does not generate shadows and that focuses on the area of surgical intervention.

What do we offer you in Kalstein?

Kalstein is a company MANUFACTURER of medical and laboratory equipment of the highest quality and the best technology at the best PRICES of the market, so you can make your PURCHASE with us confidently, knowing that you have the service and advice of a company specialized in the field and committed to innovation. In this opportunity we present our YR02115 Surgical Lamp a new and versatile equipment for your operating room. Kalstein is an innovator and pioneer in the modern shadowless operating light industry, Kalstein incorporates LED (light emitting diode) and Beam Sharper technologies in the development of YR series products. HERE

Complementing its excellent YR surgical lamps, Kalstein now has the most extensive selection of products to illuminate the surgical field that can serve in the most diverse surgical situations. For more information we invite you to take a look at: HERE