News and notices. May 09, 2014

How to care for an operating microscope

Figure 2. Operating microscope
Figure 2.

It is essential that all eye units develop protocols for performing microscope checks. Microscope optics should be inspected and cleaned on a weekly basis, or earlier if dirty. The entire microscope should be checked by a biomedical equipment technician at least once every six months. This article explains the steps involved.

Understanding and caring for an operating microscope