Category Archives: Cyalume Blog

Coronavirus and Gynecology: How Will Your Patients Be Affected?

Over the course of early 2020, the coronavirus disease outbreak, also known as COVID-19, has rapidly spread through major countries throughout the world. The virus was declared an official “pandemic” by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, and the President of the United States declared a National Emergency on March 13, 2020. While […]

How to Use Cyalume Medical’s SpecuLume EZ: A Quick and Easy Guide

The SpecuLume EZ is the only single-use speculum that combines the brilliance of chemiluminescent light with an advanced design. Fast. Simple. Safe. To help you and your team facilitate easy use of the SpecuLume EZ, we’re providing a visual and written guide demonstrating this medical device’s simple activation process. How to Use a SpecuLume EZ […]

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, […]

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 […]

How to Cut Costs by Opting for a Single-Use Speculum

Whether you are running a small clinic or a private practice with multiple locations, it is no secret operational costs in gynecology can be expensive. Traditional fixed expenses can include employee payroll, office space, insurances, medical technology, and equipment. Variable expenses can include marketing, professional development, or industry memberships. All those costs can really add […]