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Lens Design

At Optasensor, we have more than 15 years of experience in design of speciality lens for all sorts of medical applications, from micro endoscopy to microscopy and from high performance lens arrangements to very large volume in single use applications.
Lens Design
Innovative Solutions
Designing optics for single-use endoscopic applications presents a set of unique challenges that demand innovative solutions.
Optimal Performance
One of the primary challenges in optical design is to achieve miniaturization without compromising image quality. The optics must be compact enough to fit within the slender diameter of the endoscope while maintaining sufficient resolution for accurate diagnostics and procedures. This necessitates the use of advanced lens materials, coatings, and fabrication techniques to ensure optimal performance within the confined space.
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Careful selection of optical designs

At OptaSensor, our optical designs are carefully selected, with materials and manufacturing methods evaluated right from the start, so that issue issues such as distortion, aberrations, and light transmission are addressed and balanced across the design and manufacture. Achieving this balance becomes particularly challenging in the context of single-use devices, where cost constraints may limit the use of sophisticated components due to high tooling costs. Balancing optical performance with cost-effectiveness is a critical consideration in the design of single-use endoscopes. While maintaining image quality, our designers explore cost-efficient materials and manufacturing processes to ensure affordability without sacrificing performance. This requires a delicate trade-off between quality and cost considerations, where our customers are always kept informed about advantages and trade-offs of each choice.
Lens Design
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A multidisciplinary approach

Optical design for single-use endoscopic applications involves navigating and optimization of a complex interplay of factors such as miniaturization, image quality, sterilization compatibility (when applicable), cost-effectiveness and illumination. Overcoming these interrelated challenges requires a multidisciplinary approach that integrates advancements in materials, fabrication techniques, and optical engineering.

As OptaSensor continues to advance designs and technology, addressing these challenges will contribute to the ongoing evolution of single-use endoscopic devices, enhancing their utility and impact in the field of medical diagnostics and procedures.