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What is the Mi-Eye device?

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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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.

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