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 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 striae rubra and striae alba with the 585 nm pulsed dye laser. Dermatol Surg 2003; 29: 362-5.
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.
"Patients also experienced an added benefit of significant improvement in their acne scars, as the pulsed dye laser offers superior penetration to the deeper layers of the skin where scars form."
In this study, the series of nine patients received an average of 8.5 J/[cm.sup.2] (range of 7.5-9.0 J/[cm.sup.2]) using a 10-mm spot size with a 595-nm pulsed dye laser. Patients were treated at 6- to 10-week intervals.
Treatment with a pulsed dye laser or intense pulsed light (IPL) may help reduce the discoloration and telangiectasia.
The ScanMatePro pulsed dye laser delivers narrow linewidth and high spectral purity across its tuning range (320 to 860 nm), together with a selection of options.
Although now full of confidence, she would still like to have the birthmark removed and is about to have her 14th session of pulsed dye laser treatment.
Editor's note: The pulsed dye laser is well-suited for removing vascular birthmarks on an outpatient basis, says Dr.
The Vbeam pulsed dye laser system provides treatment for a variety of leg lesions without the side effects of purpura commonly seen with earlier versions of pulsed dye lasers.

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