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- CO2 lasers, used to cut, vaporize, ablate and photo-coagulate soft tissue.
- diode lasers
- dye lasers
- excimer lasers
- fiber lasers
- gas lasers
- free electron lasers
- semiconductor diode lasers
Applications in medicine
Examples of procedures, practices, devices, and specialties where lasers are utilized include:
- cancer diagnosis
- cancer treatment
- cosmetic dermatology such as scar revision, skin resurfacing, laser hair removal, tattoo removal
- dermatology, to treat melanoma
- laser mammography
- medical imaging
- ophthalmology (includes Lasik and laser photocoagulation)
- optical coherence tomography
- plastic surgery, in laser liposuction, and in treatment of skin lesions (congenital and acquired) and in scar management (burns and surgical scars)
- surgery, to cut, ablate, and cauterize tissue
- Dental laser
- Endovenous laser therapy
- Laser-assisted new attachment procedure
- Laser surgery
- Light therapy
- Low level laser therapy
- Photodynamic therapy
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- Loevschall, Henrik (1994). "Effect of low level diode laser irradiation of human oral mucosa fibroblasts in vitro". Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 14 (4): 347–354. doi:10.1002/lsm.1900140407.
- Duarte, Francisco Javier (Sep 28, 1988), Two-laser therapy and diagnosis device, EP0284330A1, retrieved 2016-04-18
- Przylipiak AF, Galicka E, Donejko M, Niczyporuk M, Przylipiak J (Oct 2013). "A comparative study of internal laser-assisted and conventional liposuction: a look at the influence of drugs and major surgery on laboratory postoperative values". Drug Des Devel Ther. 7: 1195–200. doi:10.2147/DDDT.S50828. PMC 3798112. PMID 24143076.
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