Today’s surgical robots are more precise and user-friendly, and capable of highly delicate microsurgeries, thanks to advancements in optical technology that have allowed for safe and effective intraoperative imaging. From a patient’s perspective, one of the biggest benefits of robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery is the reduced trauma, which offers quicker recovery times when compared to open surgery.

Learn more about advancements, limitations, and modern solutions in robotic surgeries in this BioPhotonics article:  The Eyes Behind Surgical Robots