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Non-invasive in vivo optical biopsy of skin after fractional microablative laser treatment
Author(s): Vladimir Lemberg; Dmitry Rozhetskin; Amy Beck; James Jiang; Alex Cable
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Paper Abstract

We have demonstrated that the 1.3 µm Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography (SS-OCT) may be used in vivo in a non invasive manner to analyze the characteristics of microablative injuries produced by fractional laser treatments. We have found that the depth of the ablative columns depended approximately linearly on the pulse energy ranging from 180±20 µm for 5 mJ laser pulses to 420±60 µm for 20 mJ pulses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7161, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics V, 71610Y (23 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.810388
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Vladimir Lemberg, Lumenis Inc. (United States)
Dmitry Rozhetskin, Lumenis Inc. (United States)
Amy Beck, Lumenis Inc. (United States)
James Jiang, Thorlabs Inc. (United States)
Alex Cable, Thorlabs Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7161:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics V
Henry Hirschberg M.D.; Brian Jet-Fei Wong M.D.; Kenton W. Gregory M.D.; Reza S. Malek; Nikiforos Kollias; Bernard Choi; Guillermo J. Tearney; Justus F. R. Ilgner; Steen J. Madsen; Laura Marcu; Haishan Zeng, Editor(s)

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