2023 How to Avoid Common Visual Issues in an Operating Room with the Right Light

Dana Porter, Kurtzon Lighting

Virtual Monday
March 6, 2023

11:00am – 12:00pm EST

Credit: 1 LU / Elective

This presentation explains the ways that white general light can interfere with a surgeons view and why incorporating green light into operating rooms is important.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the ways that white general lighting interfere with a surgeon’s view of the patient and the ability of the surgical staff to perform their tasks
  2. Describe how the use of green general lighting can increase the level of light in an operating room, while enhancing the clarity of the image on the screen and eliminating afterimage and adaptation delays.
  3. Compare the performance of fixtures that create green light by covering white LEDs with a green lens and fixtures that feature narrow spectrum LEDs that emit green light.
  4. Apply best practices from industry experts to incorporate green lighting into an operating room


Dana Porter
Director of Operations, Kurtzon Lighting

Dana has been in the Lighting Industry for over a decade serving manufactures, reps and end users.


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