dye laser


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dye laser

[′dī ‚lā·zər]
(optics)
A type of tunable laser in which the active material is a dye such as acridine red or esculin, with very large molecules, and laser action takes place between the first excited and ground electronic states, each of which comprises a broad vibrational-rotational continuum.
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Treatment of genital warts in males by pulsed dye laser. J Cosmet Laser Ther.
Treatment of xanthelasma palpebrarum using a pulsed dye laser: A prospective clinical trial in 38 cases.
[6.] Huilgol SC, Barlow RJ, Markey AC: Failure of pulsed dye laser therapy for resistant verrucae.
Treatment of stretch marks with the 585-nm flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser. Dermatol Surg 1996; 22: 332-7.
Mallory Lymphangioma circumscriptum treated with pulsed dye laser Pediatr.
Alam, "Collagen remodeling after 585-nm pulsed dye laser irradiation: an ultrasonographic analysis," Dermatologic Surgery, vol.
The principle is similar to that of dye lasers, which also amplify light using dissolved organic molecules--not proteins, but compounds such as coumarin dyes, derived from substances in grasses that smell like freshly mowed hay.
585-nm pulsed dye laser. Bruising was rated by the both the patient and physician by means of a visual analogue scale on days 0, 3, 7, 10, 14, and 17.
In a preliminary study, Alexiades-Armenakas examined whether a combination of photodynamic therapy (PDT) with a photosensitizer known as topical 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) and activated by long-pulse, pulsed dye laser could safely and effectively clear mild to severe cases of acne.
In one such study, pulsed dye laser treatment improved symptoms, quality of life scores, and erythema in 16 patients with erythematotelangiectatic rosacea (J.