What is the Mi-Eye device?

The Mi-Eye devise is a needle with a camera and a light that doctors use to evaluate and diagnose joint problems during arthroscopy, so they can see directly into the joint space.
Sean McMillan, DO
Orthopedic Surgery
The Mi-Eye is an innovative device that uses a needle with an integrated camera and light source to perform a diagnostic arthroscopy in the doctor’s office—enabling patients to learn the cause of their orthopedic pain immediately rather than having to wait for the results of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

The mi-eye device is also helpful in cases where an MRI cannot be performed, such as when a person has a metal implant in the body or a pacemaker.

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Environment - Bones & Joints

Environment - Bones & Joints

We tend to take our bones and joints for granted until we experience bone or joint pain. Unfortunately, sometimes it takes pain and stiffness for you to notice something's not right. Perhaps your knees ache when you jog or when yo...

ou do strength-training exercises. Environmental factors, like a change in barometric pressure before it rains, can also cause your joints to ache. When you understand what causes your bone or joint pain, you'll be better able to work with your doctor to find ways to treat it.

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