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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 solves the challenges posed by current conventional lighting modalities.

Developed together with leading oncological surgeons in one of the world’s top health systems, KLARO™ brings optimal illumination to deep and narrow surgical cavities where illumination was previously inadequate

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 and meets international safety standards

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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 who are high frequency headgear users experience 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 find it difficult to illuminate 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

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

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Adjustable Illumination

Choose from four lighting intensity levels to optimally illuminate deep surgical cavities 

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Wide-angle Lighting

When unbent: ~155° of illumination; when bent: up to ~ 340° of illumination

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

Small and Unobtrusive

A light strip diameter of 4.6 mm ensures an easy fit in small, tight surgical cavities 

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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The device clips onto surgical drapes or is placed on the surgical trolley during use 

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Cordless Convenience 

Portable and lightweight with no wires to restrict movement

KLARO is a single use LED surgical light for all surgeries such as general surgery. LED surgical light for general surgery

Sterile, Single Use 

Supplied sterile hence eliminating risk of contamination 

KLARO is a battery operated surgical light for all surgeries such as orthopaedic surgery. LED surgical light for orthopaedic surgery

Long Battery Life

4-hour lifespan with integrated low-battery indicator (< 15 minutes left) 

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Ease of Use

Hassle-free set-up, operated with just a button push

Click here to download the KLARO™ brochure

How KLARO™ Unlocks Superior Surgeries

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.

due to improved surgeon posture

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

within surgical cavities

Unlike overhead operating room lights, KLARO is sterile and helps to reduce risk of surgical site infections. Refer to:

due to surgical site contamination

*Surgical Site Infection

KLARO does not need fiberoptic light cables unlike headlights such as Integra® Surgical Headlight and Sunoptic Surgical LED headlight , Xenon light sources and Xenon lamps which can heat up to unsafe temperatures.

from both patients and surgical team

KLARO is suitable for lighting minimally invasive surgeries by allowing smaller incisions, without the need for surgical headlights. Refer to:

without compromising on visualisation and during surgery 

How KLARO unlocks superior surgeries 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

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Key Benefits 

Flexibility to select from 4 different lighting intensities

Easily secure KLARO™ to surgical drapes

Achieve wide-angled flood lighting within the surgical cavity

Be alerted to 15 minutes of battery life remaining

Transform Your Retractor into a Lighted One

KLARO™ can be easily mounted onto both Handheld Retractors and Self-retaining Retractors using our versatile 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 oral and maxillofacial surgeries
Surgical lighting for orthopaedic surgery
Surgical lighting for Head and Neck surgery

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

KLARO™ is manufactured in accordance to international safety standards

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