Ocular effects of various laser wavelengths

Gholam A. Peyman, Motilal Raichand, Ran C. Zeimer

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Abstract

Lasers have become an indispensable tool in management of many ocular disorders. This review describes the principles of lasers and the effects various laser modalities and wavelength modalities can produce on ocular structure. Guidelines are provided for appropriate selection of various wavelengths and prevention of complications of the laser treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)391-404
Number of pages14
JournalSurvey of ophthalmology
Volume28
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • YAG laser
  • argon laser
  • carbon dioxide laser
  • glaucoma
  • krypton laser
  • laser
  • photocoagulation
  • retina
  • secondary membrane

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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