Proceedings of lasers in ophthalmology III 13 September 1995, Barcelona, Spain

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Published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering in Bellingham, Wash., USA .

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Other titlesProceedings of lasers in ophthalmology 3, Proceedings of lasers in ophthalmology three, Lasers in ophthalmology III
StatementR. Birngruber, A.F. Fercher, chairs/editors ; sponsored by ELA--the European Laser Assocation ... [et al.].
SeriesProgress in biomedical optics, EurOpt series, SPIE proceedings series ;, v. 2632, Proceedings EurOpt series., Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 2632.
ContributionsBirngruber, R., Fercher, Adolf F., European Laser Association., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
LC ClassificationsRE86 .P755 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL819297M
ISBN 100819419966
LC Control Number95070014

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Lasers in Ophthalmology: a Practical GuideAuthor: Atul Kumar, Harsh Kumar, Tanuj Dada. Lasers are widely used in Ophthalmology. The unique transparent tissues of the eye's cornea, lens and vitreous body make lasers an ideal medium for diagnosis and therapy.

Second (Part 3), we will summarize diagnostic applications of femtosecond lasers in ophthalmology. Recently, we applied two-photon laser scanning microscopic imaging techniques to investigate the ultrastructures of human cornea and retina with submicron by: 2.

An increased understanding of laser-tissue interactions in ophthalmology has led to the use of lasers in treating a wide spectrum of diseases involving both the anterior and posterior segments of the eye.

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The development of the ruby laser almost a half-century ago by T. Maiman was an epiphany that opened up wide new vistas in ophthalmology, resulting in a flood of practical clinical applications of lasers in eye surgery.

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