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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Argon laser photocoagulation for macular edema in branch vein occlusion.
Some authors noted that post-SLT inflammation of the iris was greater compared to argon laser trabeculoplasty.
Adjunctive therapy (Argon laser peripheral iridoplasty--ALPI) not convinced that her problem is anatomical and not inflammatory; therefore it has become difficult to manage the situation.
These lasers include caries detection lasers Diagnodent (Diode 655nm), argon lasers for composite curing, CO2 lasers with wavelength of 10600nm for soft tissue surgeries, Nd: YAG lasers with wavelength of 1064nm as well as Diode with wavelength of 810-980nm for soft tissue cutting, the Erbium laser family including Er: YAG (2940nm) and Er; Cr: YSGG (2780nm) which are used in hard tissues, cavity preparation and in soft tissue surgery.
Here, we report a case of postburn conjunctival pigmentation that was successfully removed with argon laser photoablation for cosmetic purposes.
An alternative light source is the argon laser, which characteristically produces a high energy beam of light with an exactly controlled wavelength that can adjusted for each composite material (RASTELLI et al., 2008).
The use of argon laser to cure these materials and selecting specific wavelength are the specifications of this method in comparison with usual radiation systems.
Argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT) (Figs 5a-e) The mechanism of ALT is such that the treated area of trabecular meshwork may shrink, causing stretching of adjacent areas, which leads to increased outflow facilities.
Lasers used were the Coherent UV with excitation lines of 351 and 361 nm to visualize DAPI stained nuclei and a Uniphase argon laser line at 100% in the Acousto-Optical tuneable filter for the visualization of the Al-lumogallion complex.
"He is a big fan of Kris as he sired Argon Laser, another daughter of Lighted Lamp who is the dam of Dr Massini."