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Argon fluoride excimer laser ablation of cornea
Author(s): George H. Pettit; Marwood N. Ediger; Richard P. Weiblinger
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Paper Abstract

The ablation of cornea by pulsed 193-nm excimer laser radiation has been studied for individual laser pulses by real-time noncontact methods. The ablation event is consistent on a pulse-to-pulse basis, indicating no cumulative photochemical modification of the tissue. However, dynamic optical events occur within each laser pulse which may significantly impact the radiation transport process.

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Date Published: 7 August 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1646, Laser-Tissue Interaction III, (7 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137465
Show Author Affiliations
George H. Pettit, FDA Ctr. for Devices & Radiological Health (United States)
Marwood N. Ediger, FDA Ctr. for Devices & Radiological Health (United States)
Richard P. Weiblinger, FDA Ctr. for Devices & Radiological Health (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1646:
Laser-Tissue Interaction III
Steven L. Jacques, Editor(s)

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