Laser medicine

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CW rhodamine dye laser emitting near 590 nm, one typically used in early medical laser systems.
Laser radiation being delivered, via a fiber, for photodynamic therapy to treat cancer.
A 40 watt CO2 laser with applications in ENT, gynecology, dermatology, oral surgery, and podiatry

Laser medicine consists in the use of lasers in medical diagnosis, treatments, or therapies, such as laser photodynamic therapy,[1] photorejuvenation, and laser surgery.


Lasers used in medicine include in principle any type of laser, but especially:

Applications in medicine

Examples of procedures, practices, devices, and specialties where lasers are utilized include:

See also



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