There are few things worse than having to get a shot at the doctor’s office — one of those things is having to get pricked multiple times while the medical worker tries to find a vein.
A new technology — aptly referred to as “VeinViewer” — looks to do away with all this poking and prodding, by way of near-infrared light.
VeinViewer uses this level of light to create a digital image of a patient’s vasculature in realtime.
Formally, Christie Medical Holdings, the company behind VeinViewer, refers to the product as a vascular access imaging device that assists clinicians in finding the optimal venipuncture site, and avoid potential stick complications.
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