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Influence of low power CW laser irradiation on skin hemoglobin changes
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Paper Abstract

Influence of low power laser irradiance on healthy skin using diffuse reflectance spectroscopy and multispectral imaging was studied. Changes of diffuse reflectance spectra in spectral range from 500 to 600 nm were observed after 405 nm, 473 nm and 532 nm laser provocation, leading to conclusion that the content of skin hemoglobin has changed. Peaks in spectral absorbance (optical density) curves corresponded to well-known oxy-hemoglobin absorbance peaks at 542 and 577 nm.

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Date Published: 8 May 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8427, Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care III, 84273I (8 May 2012);
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Inesa Ferulova, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Janis Lesins, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Alexey Lihachev, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Dainis Jakovels, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Janis Spigulis, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8427:
Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care III
Jürgen Popp; Wolfgang Drexler; Valery V. Tuchin; Dennis L. Matthews, Editor(s)

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