Laser Safety: Regulations, Standards and Practice Guidelines

  • Ashley Keyes
  • Murad Alam


The use of lasers is routine in many medical specialties. In some cases, the particular benefit of lasers has made them desirable alternatives to conventional surgical instruments such as scalpels, electrosurgical units, cryosurgery probes, or microwave devices.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyNorthwestern University, Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Dermatology, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA

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