Selecting the correct optical material for designing precision medical optics is a critical decision for optical engineers and designers.
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JD: What are some of the product development challenges companies face when designing medical imaging products?
Product design is fraught with uncertainties. The design team must challenge assumptions and resist making decisions based on fear, bias, or lack of information – from the initial concept design and feasibility through final approval and release to manufacturing.
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