Category Archives: Cross Contamination

How Does the SpecuLume EZ Compare to Other Speculums on the Market?

While selecting medical devices to supply your practice, you should be educated regarding the many options available to you. More specifically, each speculum offered to gynecologists provides varied benefits and consequences based on each’s respective features. Cyalume Medical can proudly say the SpecuLume EZ is one of the most effective and efficient medical devices available […]

What’s Wrong with a Traditional Speculum’s Design?

It’s hard to believe a medical device’s design can influence a patient’s experience during a pelvic examination. Over the years, physicians and patients have reported the traditional speculum to be flawed in design. Although much more modern speculums have entered the medical device marketplace, physicians should be aware of a traditional speculum’s key design flaws […]

What Are the Key Benefits of a Single-Use Speculum?

As the medical industry moves forward with improvements in technology, research, and treatments, it’s only natural that the medical devices used prove to be equally beneficial to both patients and physicians. One medical device projected to be the future of gynecology is the single-use, disposable speculum. First and foremost, single-use speculums significantly decrease risks of […]

How Cyalume Medical Is Designing Speculums for the New Decade

The new decade is finally here, and 2020 is ushering in the brightest innovations in medical technology. Cyalume Medical, a division of Cyalume Technologies, is revolutionizing gynecology’s oldest medical device, the speculum, with its SpecuLume EZ. This single-use, disposable speculum provides vivid illumination using patient-safe, chemiluminescent technology. In the past, clinicians would perform vaginal examinations […]

Where Is Cross-Contamination Prominent in a Gynecologist’s Office?

In today’s age, cross-contamination is still a very real concern for gynecologists. Physicians are trained to protect patients and fellow staff members from the harmful effects of cross-contamination. These effects, brought on by microorganisms, can compromise the safety of the practice by spreading through a number of different routes, including physical contact, airborne spread, respiratory […]