Using MolecuLight Camera To See Bacteria Invisible To Human Eye

Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine is testing a new technology for quick wound healing in diabetics and people prone to nerve damage.

According to WKYC, the MolecuLight is a handheld camera being used in trials at the College of Podiatric Medicine and other locations across the country.

The light works by alerting doctors to the present bacteria in wounds by turning red or cyan. The MolecuLight helps doctors decide which course of action to take in treating the wound.

Read more and watch a video of the technology in action at

To find out more about Kent State’s College of Podiatric Medicine, one of just nine accredited podiatry colleges in the country, visit


POSTED: Friday, February 15, 2019 11:44 AM
Updated: Friday, December 9, 2022 06:41 AM
Alexa Marco