argon laser


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argon laser

[′är‚gän ′lā·zər]
(optics)
A gas laser using ionized argon; emits a 4880-angstrom line as well as infrared radiation.
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Comparison of the morphologic changes after selective laser trabeculoplasty and argon laser trabeculoplasty in human eye bank eyes.
argon laser trabeculoplasty: a prospective randomized clinical trial.
Modification of soft tissue around laminates: The removal and recontouring of gingival tissues around laminates can be easily accomplished with the argon laser.
All of the diode wavelengths are highly absorbed by pigmented tissue and are deeply penetrating, although hemostasis is not as rapid as with the argon laser.
Based on earlier findings on the fluorescence of organic components of human teeth and the difference of this between sound and carious enamel, the subsequent use of an argon laser employed blue-green light in the 488nm wavelength [Bjelkhagen et al.
The argon laser curing units produce usable energy by exciting ions in the argon-filled resonating chamber.
Argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT): The surgeon directs a laser beam into the trabecular meshwork to increase drainage of aqueous fluid from the eye.
2) These strategies will include provision of adequate screening and argon laser treatment.
the French scientists focused an argon laser into a specially designed liquid, resulting in a jet that extended a few hundred micrometers before breaking up into droplets.
The argon laser photocoagulator was introduced commercially by Coherent in 1970 and based on the work of Dr.
The effect of Argon Laser irradiation on Demineralization resistance of human enamel adyacent to orthodontic brackets: An in Vitro study.