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Argon-Ion-Laser Coagulation Of Dermal Lesions
Author(s): M. J. C. van Gemert; J. P. Hulsbergen Henning
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Paper Abstract

The mechanism of laser coagulation of skin abnormalities is discussed. A simple model, including absorption and scattering coefficients derived from literature data predicts an optimal coagulation wavelength of 420 nm, and a 1 mm Ar-ion-laser coagulation depth for port-wine stains.

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Date Published: 15 May 1981
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0236, 1980 European Conf on Optical Systems and Applications, (15 May 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959006
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M. J. C. van Gemert, St. Joseph Hospital (Netherlands)
J. P. Hulsbergen Henning, St. Joseph Hospital (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0236:
1980 European Conf on Optical Systems and Applications
D. J. Kroon, Editor(s)

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