Figure 1: Operating room setup with the 3D digital image microscope system. The telescope, which is attached to its holding arm and comes from the assistant's right side, is held over the surgical field. The assistant sits on the opposite side of the surgeon. The surgeon controls the microscope with the use of a foot pedal. One video monitor is positioned on the surgeon's side, and another is positioned on the assistant's side. The entire surgical staff have the same view as the surgeon via the use of polarization glasses through the video monitor. 3D: three-dimensional.