When you invest in and integrate a tool like an LED surgical headlight into your day-to-day medical practice, you want to make sure that equipment is operating to perfect each and every time you reach for it.
Here are our top ten recommendations for maintaining optimal performance for your LED headlight.
When you invest in and integrate an LED surgical headlight into your day-to-day medical practice, you want to make sure that your equipment is operating to perfection.
Read on to learn our top ten tips for making sure your LED headlight is in perfect operating condition each and every time you reach for it.
One of the best ways to avoid headlight malfunction in the long run is to properly set up your LED headlight system correctly upon receiving it.
Enova’s digital battery packs use rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Batteries come fully charged but it is a good idea to charge your battery pack before using it the first time. Charge time is approximately three (3) hours. Enova recommends charging the battery pack nightly, like your cell phone. The packs do not need to be fully discharged prior to recharging.
Enova LED surgical headlight systems include a battery cable that connects the battery pack to the headlight as well as a charger cable and power cord. Enova recommends that care be used with all cables, wires and connections. Twisting, pinching, pulling, bending or otherwise damaging them will cause problems over the long-term.
All Enova LED surgical headlight systems come with a sturdy battery belt. Using the belt ensures an even distribution of battery pack weight and allows easy access to the pack.
Finding the best fit of the headband and angle of the lamp on your Enova LED surgical headlight will help in preventing neck and shoulder pain.
Pay attention to:
1) the headband fit,
2) light intensity
3) spot size
4) coaxial angle
See Tip 1 for how to adjust.
The comfort pads inside the headband are attached with Velcro and can be removed. All Enova comfort pads are treated with Aegis antimicrobial coating technology to make your headband 99% cleaner than untreated headbands. Still, we recommend routine cleaning with alcohol or disinfectants. Enova recommends replacing comfort pads every three (3) to six (6) months.
All components should be wiped with alcohol or disinfectant after each use.
Enova LED surgical headlight systems are very durable. However, because accidents can happen, Enova recommends that the headlights be treated with care. Store and transport the headlights in their carrying cases and avoid dropping or banging them.
Your Enova headlight is covered by a limited warranty. The headlight assembly is protected for five years and all accessories, including batteries, for one year. Overtime, lithium ion batteries like the ones in your headlight battery packs, will slowly degrade. When you notice your battery pack begin to have a lesser charge life, that means its time to upgrade your battery packs. Our online store is an easy, one-stop shop for all Enova headlight accessories.
Get to know your Enova LED surgical headlight in advance of using it. Play with it; wear it to become comfortable with it. Become familiar with how to adjust light intensity and be sure to charge the battery packs the day or night before your surgical procedure.
Enova wants customers to be happy and makes customer service a priority. Should you experience problems or errors in using your Enova LED surgical headlight, please contact our customer and technical service team.