The goal is to heal. The next milestone is hope. Or at least quality of life. A good laugh is medicine in itself. But where laughing no longer comes easily, it’s best to turn to science. Pursuing a vision in the medical field requires the preparedness to advance in small steps. Progress in diagnosis, analysis and therapy always needs leaps in technology to change the boundary conditions. Antibody micro-arrays by SCHOTT assist science in the fight against cancer. It took a special coating to pave the way to the ground-breaking fluorescence microscopy capable of identifying biomarkers. Optical filter lenses are also used as substrates for thin-film coatings employed in interference filter production. We have 70 variants available. All of them are reliable helpers in blood testing units, gas chromatographers and waste water and combustion analysers. Along with other thin glasses, the B270® i crown glass with high transmission rate and chemical resistance is available as a glass wafer or substrate. All of them are used to make biochips. Even the longest journey can be made in many small steps.
We’ve all heard of him. Bones. Or rather: Dr Leonard McCoy, medical officer in the cult TV series Star Trek. Bones used a tricorder for contactless analysis of diseases. Visionary. Fascinating. Impossible? We already have smartphones today that can determine a human’s blood sugar level using only light. Digitalisation has been the key to new fields of research in medicine for a while now. But before you can find the right path among the many, you first need to know what you are looking for, what cure you need to correct biological mistakes. High-power microscopy applications use prisms and spherical lenses made of specific optical glass types by SCHOTT. It’s all down to where you’re looking. To how you’re looking. Glass helps medical researchers and scientists to see. A bright outlook. Great perspectives.
In the medical profession, analyses are everyday fare – but not the same old every day. Each sample is different. So is each result. Just like the people whose fates lie upon the microscope slides. Lives depend on the quality of analysis. Outlooks, therapies, dreams. Time to call for D 263® M and MICROCROWN. They’re the superheroes that bring their powers to daily work. Their low autofluorescence and outstanding chemical resistance make them the perfect choice of cover slip or microscope slide for precise microscopic analysis. MICROCROWN possesses a high optical transmission rate and excellent colour neutrality. The soda-lime glass is available pre-cut with a thickness of one millimetre. Its iron content is lower than that of any comparable product currently available on the market. Superheroes need superpowers. How about a laser that gets under your skin? Removal of scars and wrinkles uses active and passive laser lenses and optical filter lenses assist in hair removal devices. Anything to bring back that smile. If not more.