Device allows easy, high-quality surgical video capture via smarthphone

AMSTERDAM — An iPhone coupled to the surgical microscope via a simple afocal adapter can produce high-quality surgical videos with the additional benefit of sound recording  and video editing, according to one speaker at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting here.  Surgical videos are a useful tool for learning, Maninder Bhogal, an ophthalmology fellow at the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, said. While traditional theater cameras produce high definition images, they also have different codecs and formats and may require  downloading and transcoding from memory cards.

Full Story →