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KLARO enables surgical lighting and is a more flexible solution than lighted retractors such as Koplight, LightMat, Rutilight and OBP ONETRAC as well as surgical headlights like Sunoptic headlight, HD surgical headlights and Stryker surgical headlight.


Introducing KLARO™

KLARO™ is a highly versatile in vivo surgical lighting device that addresses the challenges posed by current conventional lighting modalities.

Developed together with leading oncological surgeons, KLARO™ brings optimal illumination to deep and narrow surgical cavities when visibility is challenged intraoperatively.

KLARO™ is registered and approved in several international territories including the US FDA, European Union’s (EU) CE Mark and Singapore’s Health Science Authority (HSA).

KLARO™ is made in Singapore.

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KLARO was invented to overcome the current state of surgical lighting challenges in operating theatres.

KLARO is a light device that shows the way during surgery invented by Associate Professor Tan Ngian Chye, a senior consultant at the National Cancer Centre Singapore

64% of surgeries are disrupted by frequent light repositioning [1]

KLARO overcomes issues from LED surgical headlights such as  the Integra DUO LED surgical headlight, Enova illumination, Enova loupes, Novae wireless cordless headlight and Welch Allyn Portable LED Headlamp as it a cordless portable solution.

68% of surgeons wearing headgear are prone to aggravation of neck symptoms [2]

As a cordless battery operated portable LED light, KLARO is superior to surgical headlights such as MedLED from Steris and Sunoptic surgical headlight.

88% of surgeons experience difficulty in illuminating deep surgical cavities [1]


  1. Knulst AJ, Mooijweer R, Jansen FW et al. Indicating shortcomings in surgical lighting systems. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2011;20(5):267-275. doi:10.3109/13645706.2010.534169

  2. Sahni D, James KB, Hipp J et al. Is there an Increased Incidence of Cervical Degenerative Disease in Surgeons who use Loupes and a Headlight? J Spine. 2015;4: 256. doi:10.4172/2165-7939.1000256


How KLARO™ Unlocks Superior Visibility

Wide angled illumination in open surgeries similar to the brightest LED surgical headlamps. Read more here:

from frequent lighting readjustments

KLARO is an ergonomic surgical LED lighting solution which is lightweight and cordless to improve surgeon posture and reduce surgeon fatigue from wearing headlamps such as Integra surgical headlight system, Bistos medical exam headlamp, BFW surgical headlights and Dr Kim shadowless headlamp.

from improved surgeon posture

KLARO delivers bright white LED light in open surgeries similar to the brightest LED cordless surgical headlights.

within surgical cavities

How KLARO unlocks superior visibility in a Pharyngoplasty case

KLARO LED surgical light provides optimal illumination for oral surgeries such as pharyngoplasty by enabling a lighted langenbeck retractor.
KLARO LED surgical light used in otorhinolaryngology surgery pharyngoplasty with tonsillectomy
KLARO lights the way for oral surgeries and dental surgeries: pharyngoplasty, tonsillectomy, base of tongue reduction for sleep apnea. Refer to:

With Head Lamp Alone

With KLARO™ Alone

With KLARO & Head Lamp

KLARO is a portable LED surgical light for oral surgery, dental surgery, head and neck surgery, general surgery, breast surgery, orthopaedic surgery, plastic surgery by use as a standalone LED surgical light or LED surgical lighted retractor.

Product Features

KLARO is the ideal light source for all open surgeries like breast surgery. Surgical light for breast surgery

Safe Working Temperature

Maintains a safe working temperature under 38°C / 100.4°F within the surgical cavity at any lighting intensity 

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Battery-operated and Adjustable Illumination

Four lighting intensity levels, adjustable light strip and 4-hour lifespan to meet all surgical illumination needs. 

KLARO is the ideal light source for small and narrow cavity surgeries like oral surgery. Surgical light for oral surgery

Ease of Use

Hassle-free set-up, cordless and compact (4.6mm diameter, 800mm length) to fit any constrained operating fields

Click here to download the KLARO™ brochure


Retractors into Lighted Ones

KLARO™ can be easily mounted onto both handheld retractors and self-retaining retractors with the retractor loops.

KLARO is the best LED surgical light for use in operating rooms as the LED light strip can be used with all sizes of surgical metal retractors and disposable retractors. Best surgical lighted retractor.

Applicable Surgical Specialties

KLARO™ empowers surgeons with optimal lighting.

Surgical lighting for breast surgery
Surgical lighting for Head and Neck surgery
Surgical lighting for orthopaedic surgery

Click here to view videos of KLARO™ used in various surgeries.


KLARO™ in Use

Select from 4 lighting intensity options

Light strip can be bent to achieve wide-angled flood lighting

Secure KLARO™ to surgical drapes

A red light indicates 15 minutes of battery life remaining

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