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Laser Instrumentation in Dermatology: Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Leon Goldman

Abstract

As the subject of greatest interest in research and development of the laser for biology and medicine, the skin is second only to the eye. The availability of skin, its optical properties, normal structure and function, and its endless pathology all continue to make it an ideal test model for many phases of laser biology and for laser medicine. The first tests of the effect of the nitrogen laser (337.1 nm) on humans were done on the skin by Parrish and his associates. Parrish has continued to do extensive studies in laser dermatology.

Keywords

Laser Treatment Argon Laser Mycosis Fungoides Laser Microprobe Pulse Ruby Laser 
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