August, 2018: Dr. Gilman

In February of 2018, Dr. Robert Gilman went to Cartagena, Colombia for the 20th time.  This many trips to the same spot would be an accomplishment for a vacationer visiting their favorite beach town, but that is not why Dr. Gilman goes to Cartagena.  In this large Caribbean city there are people in need. Dr. Gilman…

July, 2018: Light Intensity

Light is a fascinating thing.  From the dual nature of light as a particle and wave, to the combination of colored light to make new colors, it is an illuminating element that we often take for granted.  How often does that average person consider the color-temperature of their office lamp for instance?  In Shedding Light,…

June, 2018: Dr. Edelstein

“In Haiti, you really are a general surgeon” says Dr. Peter Edelstein. General surgery can be characterized, in the case of Dr. Edelstein, by the performing of circumcisions followed by cosmetic facial surgery followed by a hysterectomy. This range of surgeries doesn’t exist for general surgeons in modern day America, as doctors and surgeons have…

May, 2018: Untethered Mobility

Mobility is key.  Whether it’s in your car, on foot, or in some other manor, moving around is one of the important components to human life.  Road-trips and traveling are cultural phenomena, and globalization and air travel have brought the people of the world closer than ever before. Medical technologies usually define innovation, giving the…

The Henderson Family, Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guatemala

Born overseas, Dr. Winnie Henderson experienced poor healthcare firsthand.  “They don’t put a lot of money into healthcare”, she says, explaining that corruption and poor facilities are huge problems. Yet ever since her first Mission trip in 2015 with Cascade Medical Team, she’s been hooked. She says it is really rewarding, allowing her and others…

Philippines Mission - Enova Illumination

MMI Phillipines

Thank you so much for loaning us two Enova headlights.  They contributed immensely to our surgical work.  The lights were bright and well focused.  They also stayed cool.  Attached are some pictures with us doing gynecologic procedures and thyroidectomies in the Philippines. Thank you again so much. Sincerely yours, Pedro J. Obregon, MD, FACS International…

Coaxial Surgical Headlights | Enova Illumination

Shedding Light, March 2018

Every surgeon and clinician knows the frustrations of improper lighting. From poor illumination, to shadows, to difficult tissue distinction, it is imperative that your lighting in the O.R. or clinic suits your needs. This month in Shedding Light, learn about coaxial alignment and the technology and benefits behind our PLT Series headlights…   March, 2018:…

March, 2018: Coaxial Lighting

The Benefits of Coaxial Alignment When it comes to surgical illumination there are a few things that can’t be compromised.  Surgical headlights must be bright enough to illuminate the operating cavity; They must be light enough to wear all day for long procedures; They must be durable so as not to need constant care.  While…