laser photocoagulator


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laser photocoagulator

[′lā·zər ‚fōd·ō·kə′wag·yə‚lād·ər]
(medicine)
A laser combined with an ophthalmoscope for directing bursts of coherent light through a human eye to burn selected points on a detached retina; subsequent healing of the burns causes scars that weld the retina back into position.
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Cortes et al., "Clinical evaluation and treatment accuracy in diabetic macular edema using navigated laser photocoagulator NAVILAS," Ophthalmology, vol.
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