Medical applications using fiber optic delivery system are constantly increasing.
Dermatology, cardiology, ophthalmology, dentistry, aesthetic, etc…laser beam delivery, light transport, power, fluorescence…
Problems to be solved vary considerably but with a constant request : avoid contamination.
Concerning biocompatibility, silica fibers HCS, HCG/HCL and TCG/TCL are non-toxic and fully approved USP class VI.
Concerning sterilisation, these fibers as well as the other materials used in our assemblies can be sterilized by certified organizations. However to really avoid contamination risk, disposable fiber optic delivery system is the ultimate solution. In this case, low cost is an essential factor.