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Lasers: Biological Effects and Therapy

  • J. L. Ratz
  • M. Landthaler
  • T. Nakano
  • D. Haina
  • O. Braun-Falco
  • W. Waidelich
  • K. Umemoto
  • M. Saeki
  • U. Kubo
Conference paper

Abstract

The thermal action of laser light in tissue depends on irradiation parameters and also on thermic and optical properties of the tissue. The latter — absorption and scattering — again change with wavelength of light.

Keywords

Argon Laser Free Electron Laser Copper Vapor Laser Port Wine Stain Port Wine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Ratz
    • 1
  • M. Landthaler
    • 2
  • T. Nakano
    • 3
  • D. Haina
    • 4
  • O. Braun-Falco
    • 2
  • W. Waidelich
    • 5
  • K. Umemoto
    • 3
  • M. Saeki
    • 3
  • U. Kubo
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyCleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity of MunichMunichFR Germany
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyKinki UniversityOsakaJapan
  4. 4.Department of Applied OpticsSociety for Radiation and Environmental ResearchNeuherbergFR Germany
  5. 5.Department of Medical OpticsUniversity of MunichMunichFR Germany
  6. 6.Faculty of Science and TechnologyKinki UniversityHigashiosaka, OsakaJapan

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