January 5, 2019 in Bothell, WA
Myths and Physics of Surgical and Dental Lasers
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Includes Laser-Tissue Interaction, Laser Safety, and Hands-On Training
What makes a good surgical laser? A good surgical laser for cutting soft tissue must be able to (1) efficiently vaporize soft tissue, and, at the same time, (2) efficiently coagulate surgical margins. Not all laser wavelengths are suitable to comply with both requirements.