When Should Females Start Visiting a Gynecologist?

As a gynecologist, you know every woman needs to be examined to maintain good health. A standard examination is recommended for adult women of all ages; however, some females may need to pay a visit to the gynecologist for specific reasons. They may be treated for irregular menstration patterns, treated for a sexually transmitted disease, […]

Best Ways to Make Your Patient’s Gynecology Appointment a Comfortable Experience

A woman visiting her gynecologist expects the most comfortable experience. Often though, that is not what she receives. Many medical practices leave their patients feeling anxious, tense, and just plain unsatisfied. Thankfully, there are tactics gynecologist offices can keep in mind to improve each patient’s unique experience.  Punctuality No one enjoys waiting. It brings on […]

Size Matters: Why Gynecologists Should Carry Speculums of All Sizes

Contrary to popular belief, medical devices are not one-size-fits-all. More specifically, when gynecologists use speculums of the same size during each and every patient’s exam, there is a higher chance the patient will leave dissatisfied. Why? No two patients are the same. In order for gynecologists to provide proper medical care, they must use a […]

Which Infections Can Be Contracted Through Cross-Contamination?

When it comes to practicing medicine and operating a safe healthcare facility, medical practitioners need to be keen on keeping the environment as sterile as possible. For gynecologists, protecting patients and staff becomes a key objective. Microorganisms can compromise the safety of the practice by spreading through a number of different routes, including physical contact, […]

How Can a Single-Use Speculum Be Environmentally Friendly?

As the medical industry becomes increasingly complex over time, it seems physicians will require more resources to treat patients. More resources would inevitably mean more waste to dispose. Today, medical offices are attempting to find ways to reduce the amount of waste they produce while also maintaining eco-friendly practices. More specifically, gynecologists are introducing single-use […]

Which Type of Light Works Best with a Speculum?

Like most medical devices, there are multiple components available for physicians to try within the speculum marketplace. Speculums that come with a built-in or supplementary light source offer physicians additional guidance during a pelvic exam. From rechargeable batteries to chemiluminescence, there is a wide range of intravaginal lighting options to choose from. Alkaline batteries Alkaline […]

The Truth About Metal Speculums

The tools gynecologists use to examine a patient during a pelvic exam can influence both the physician and patient experience. The metal speculum, one of history’s longest surviving medical devices, seems to still be present within gynecology; however, it does come with its lasting impacts on modern medicine. At a glance, the metal speculum seems […]

Top 3 Excuses Women Use to Avoid Going to the Gynecologist

For the longest time, women have been avoiding going to the gynecologist. Despite the vast knowledge regarding the importance of getting exams annually, there are still a few elements that can negatively influence a woman’s decision to visit her physician. These reasons include a woman’s lack of time, the lack of education about the types […]

Why Pelvic Exams Are Critical to Maintain Women’s Health

When it comes to optimal physical health, annual medical checkups are a must. These appointments give doctors the opportunity to check up on patients, and patients can receive preventive services. Routine screenings are also important for women’s health, allowing physicians to catch cancers or sexually transmitted diseases at an earlier stage. What is a pelvic […]

How Can a Disposable Speculum Protect Your Practice Against a Lawsuit?

Practicing medicine can be delicate at times. Today, lawsuits are not only based on medical errors, but they can be based on the way a patient was treated during his or her medical treatment. Lawsuits against medical practices can basically ruin a company or a licensed professional’s reputation. This can result in financial loss or […]