Category Archives: Cyalume Blog

Dangerous Liabilities Gynecologists Can Avoid by Using Proper Lighting

Proper lighting is necessary to successfully completing a vaginal examination. Whether that lighting is external or is included in the design of a medical device, it must be present while a gynecologist is performing an exam. Insufficient lighting can lead to dangerous liabilities that affect the physician’s performance. No matter how experienced or educated a […]

Key Tips to Increase Patient Retention at Your Gynecology Practice

When running any kind of medical practice, patient retention is a major factor that can influence the practice’s success. As we all know, it’s much more cost effective to keep an existing patient then to invest in acquiring a new one. Medical offices, especially gynecological offices, need to focus on increasing patient retention by improving […]

The Importance of Preventing Cross-Contamination

If cross-contamination was not already a key talking point among your practice’s team members, there’s no doubt today’s conversations include concerns regarding cross-contamination. Cross-contamination is the transfer of harmful bacteria or other microorganisms from an individual, object, or surface to another unique individual, object, or surface. With the rise of virus and healthcare-associated infection transmissions, […]

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 […]