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*  Nd:YAG laser
"Laser and light therapy for onychomycosis: a systematic review". Lasers in Medical Science. 29: 823-29. doi:10.1007/s10103-012- ... The Nd:YAG laser is the most common laser used in laser designators and laser rangefinders. The Chinese ZM-87 blinding laser ... or near-infrared laser diodes (DPSS lasers). Prestabilized laser (PSL) types of Nd:YAG lasers have proved to be particularly ... Nd:YAG lasers are optically pumped using a flashtube or laser diodes. These are one of the most common types of laser, and are ...
*  Laser diode
Andreana, S (2005). "The use of diode lasers in periodontal therapy: literature review and suggested technique". Dentistry ... YAG lasers (e.g., in green laser pointers or as arrays in higher-powered lasers) 848 nm - laser mice 980 nm - InGaAs pump for ... laser pointers, CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc reading/recording, laser printing, laser scanning and light beam illumination. A laser ... this class of lasers is sometimes termed "injection lasers," or "injection laser diode" (ILD). As diode lasers are ...
*  GreenLight Laser Therapy
... uses a laser beam to remove prostate tissue. The laser treatment is delivered through a thin, flexible ... GreenLight Laser Therapy has been increasingly performed as an alternative to transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in ... Laser Therapy" (PDF). Urology Times (Suppl): 2-11. Kuntzman RS, Malek RS, Barrett DM, Bostwick DG (1997). "High-power (60-watt ... potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser vaporization prostatectomy in living canines and in human and canine cadavers". Urology. 49: ...
*  Low level laser therapy
... soft laser therapy, low-intensity laser therapy, low-energy laser therapy, cold laser therapy, bio-stimulation laser therapy, ... "Clinical Policy Bulletin on Cold Laser and High-Power Laser Therapies". "CIGNA medical coverage policy: Low-level laser therapy ... Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is a form of alternative medicine that applies low-level (low-power) lasers or light-emitting ... Mester originally called this approach "laser biostimulation'", but it soon became known as "low level laser therapy" and with ...
*  Journal of Cosmetic & Laser Therapy
Laser Therapy is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering applications of cosmetic laser and light therapies on the ... "Journal of Cosmetic & Laser Therapy". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. ...
*  Cellulite
Avram, Mathew M (2004). "Cellulite: A review of its physiology and treatment". Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy. 6 (4): ... However, there are currently many possible treatment of cellulite as skin care and non-invasive therapy (mainly radio frequency ... Gold, Michael H. (2012). "Cellulite - an overview of non-invasive therapy with energy-based systems". JDDG. 10 (8): 553-8. doi: ... Pinna, K. (2007). Nutrition and diet therapy. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. p. 178. ...
*  Injection lipolysis
Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy. 7 (3-4): 147-54. doi:10.1080/14764170500430234. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list ... On the other hand the therapy is very often administered especially in German speaking countries because the drug Lipostabil N ... Schroder, D., Buttenschon, K., Herrmann, F., Brede, S. (1991). "Is there a drug treatment approach for prevention and therapy ... A contribution to the pathology of therapy". Z Arztl Fortbild (Jena). 69 (5): 237-239. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list ...
*  Rosacea
Laser therapy has also been classified as a form of treatment. While medications often produce a temporary remission of redness ... CO2 lasers emit a wavelength that is absorbed directly by the skin. The laser beam can be focused into a thin beam and used as ... Marla C Angermeier (1999). "Treatment of facial vascular lesions with intense pulsed light". Journal of Cutaneous Laser Therapy ... Therapy for the treatment of rosacea is not curative, and is best measured in terms of reduction in the amount of facial ...
*  Nicotinamide
Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy. 8 (2): 96-101. doi:10.1080/14764170600717704. PMID 16766489. Kim, J.; Ochoa, M. T.; ...
*  Scar
Khatri KA, Mahoney DL, McCartney MJ (April 2011). "Laser scar revision: A review". Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy. 13 (2 ... Nonablative lasers, such as the 585 nm pulsed dye laser, 1064 nm and 1320 nm Nd:YAG, or the 1540 nm Er:Glass are used as laser ... Like dermabrasion, ablative lasers work by destroying the epidermis to a certain depth. Healing times for ablative therapy are ... Ablative lasers such as the carbon dioxide laser (CO2) or Er:YAG offer the best results for atrophic and acne scars. ...
*  Lymphedema
Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) was cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of lymphedema in ... Suggested rationales for laser therapy include a potential decrease in fibrosis, stimulation of macrophages and the immune ... According to the US National Cancer Institute, Studies suggest that low-level laser therapy may be effective in reducing ... accessed 9 November 09) National Cancer Institute: Low-level laser therapy accessed 9 November 09 Carati CJ, Anderson SN, ...
*  Photodisruption
Palanker, Daniel; Blumenkranz, Mark; Weiter, John (2006). "Retinal Laser Therapy: Biophysical Basis and Applications". Retina ( ... This means the area highlighted by the HeNe laser is not precisely the area being affected Nd:YAG laser, and therefore some ... Because the infrared laser is invisible to the surgeon's eye, typically a companion HeNe laser is used in conjunction. However ... The tissue ruptures as a result of the vapor bubble produced by the laser; the temperature required to produce this effect is ...
*  Onychomycosis
"Laser Therapy for Onychomycosis: Fact or Fiction?". Journal of Fungi. 1: 44-54. 2015. doi:10.3390/jof1010044. "Tea tree oil". ... As of 2013 research into laser treatment seems promising. There is also ongoing development in photodynamic therapy, which uses ... As of 2014 evidence for laser treatment is unclear as the evidence is of low quality and varies by type of laser. As of 2013 ... Research suggests that fungi are sensitive to heat, typically 40-60 °C (104-140 °F). The basis of laser treatment is to try to ...
*  Verrucous carcinoma
Surgical excision or laser therapy are possible treatments.[citation needed] Surgical excision alone was effective for ...
*  Venous lake
Laser therapy has become the mainstay of therapy. Published research suggests that the Long Pulsed Nd:YAG laser is a very ... ISBN 0-07-144019-4. Bekhor, Philip (11 Sep 2006). "Long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser treatment of venous lakes: report of a series of 34 ... ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. Habif, Thomas P. Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy. Mosby, Inc. 2004. Page 825. ...
*  Retinopathy
Laser photocoagulation therapy has been the standard treatment for many types of retinopathy. Evidence show that laser therapy ... "Laser photocoagulation for proliferative diabetic retinopathy , Cochrane". doi:10.1002/14651858.CD011234.pub2. "Laser therapy ... Use of anti-VEGF drugs did not appear to improve outcomes when compared to standard laser therapy for diabetic retinopathy. The ... Treatment is based on the cause of the retinopathy and may include laser therapy to the retina. ...
*  Parkes Weber syndrome
Laser therapy can also help lighten capillary malformations and can speed up the healing process of the bleeding lesions. Other ... Other treatment options include: embolization and laser therapy. Embolization includes a substance injected by an ...
*  Tendinitis
"BestBets: Laser therapy in the treatment of tendonitis". Koch TG, Berg LC, Betts DH (2009). "Current and future regenerative ... In chronic tendinitis or tendonosis laser therapy has been found to be better than conservative treatment at reducing pain; ... Physical therapy, occupational therapy, orthotics or braces may also be useful. Initial recovery is typically within 2 to 3 ... Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), rest, and gradual return to exercise is a common therapy. Resting ...
*  Management of hair loss
"Low level laser therapy and hair regrowth: an evidence-based review". Lasers in medical science. 31 (2): 363-71. doi:10.1007/ ... Both laser and lights appear to be safe. A 2014 and 2016 review found tentative evidence of benefit for lasers. While another ... Rangwala, Sophia; Rashid, Rashid M. (Feb 2012). "Alopecia: a review of laser and light therapies". Dermatology Online Journal. ... Avci, Pinar; Gupta, Gaurav K.; Clark, Jason; Wikonkal, Norbert; Hamblin, Michael R. (2014). "Low-Level Laser (Light) Therapy ( ...
*  Skin whitening
... both alone and as an adjunct to laser therapy; as of 2017 its safety seemed reasonable but its efficacy for this purpose was ... Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, March 2005, pages 39-43; Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, April 2004, pages 97 ... Another alternative to laser treatment is cryosurgery using liquid nitrogen. Controlled destruction of skin cells causes the ... This is particularly useful in sensitive areas like the genitals where laser treatment could leave a scar. Efficacy of the ...
*  Fred Kahn
"Influence of low level laser therapy on wound healing and its biological action upon myofibroblasts.". Lasers in Surgery and ... "A Meta-analysis of Clinical Effects of Low-level Laser Therapy on Temporomandibular Joint Pain.". Journal of Physical Therapy ... "The effect of low-level laser therapy on knee osteoarthritis: Prospective, descriptive study". Lasers in Medical Science. 29 (5 ... "Effectiveness of low-level laser therapy for lateral elbow tendinopathy.". Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, 23(4), 425-430. ...
*  Pain management
Research has not found evidence that light therapy such as low level laser therapy is an effective therapy for relieving low ... "Low level laser therapy for nonspecific low-back pain". Cochrane Database Syst Rev (2): CD005107. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD005107 ... Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) aims to reduce the emotional distress and improve the daily functioning of school-aged ... Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for pain helps patients with pain to understand the relationship between one's physiology (e ...
*  Dentomandibular sensorimotor dysfunction
Low-level laser therapy, sometimes called light therapy for short, decreases pain and inflammation, accelerates the healing of ... 2006). "Arthralgia of the temporomandibular joint and low-level laser therapy". Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 24 (4): 522- ... Low-level laser therapy combined with electrical stimulation improves mouth opening in patients diagnosed with TMJ/D. The ... Manual trigger-point therapy, also known as manual muscle therapy, decreases and eliminates pain and tension in the trigger ...
*  Nevus of Ota
Geronemus, RG (Dec 1992). "Q-switched ruby laser therapy of nevus of Ota". Archives of Dermatology. 128 (12): 1618-22. doi: ... A Q-switched laser has been successfully used to treat the condition. A specific form of conjunctivoplasty may help somewhat.[ ... Watanabe S, Takahashi H (1994). "Treatment of nevus of Ota with the Q-switched ruby laser". N. Engl. J. Med. 331 (26): 1745-50 ...
*  Arthritis
Low level laser therapy may be considered for relief of pain and stiffness associated with arthritis. Evidence of benefit is ... Brosseau L, Welch V, Wells G, Tugwell P, de Bie R, Gam A, Harman K, Shea B, Morin M (2000). "Low level laser therapy for ... Brosseau, L; Welch, V; Wells, G; DeBie, R; Gam, A; Harman, K; Morin, M; Shea, B; Tugwell, P (2004). "Low level laser therapy ( ... "Low level laser therapy (Classes I, II and III) for treating rheumatoid arthritis". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews ...
*  Robot research initiative
Intelligent welding robot for chassis : It automatically recognize welding with laser vision sensor in the welding process for ... In year 2010, Robot Research Initiative announced 'Development of Biomedical Microrobot for Intravascular Therapy'' to the ... Robotic Couch for Heavy Ion Therapy Lab - Development of a Novel Robotic Couch System to adjust Patient's position to treat ... using Heavy Ion Therapy. (An articulated robotic arm to carry a human & respiration synchronization method) Surgeon-Robot ...
*  Osteoarthritis
Brosseau, L; Welch, V; Wells, G; DeBie, R; Gam, A; Harman, K; Morin, M; Shea, B; Tugwell, P (2004). "Low level laser therapy ( ... A Cochrane review of low level laser therapy found unclear evidence of benefit. Another review found short term pain relief for ... There is not enough evidence to determine the effectiveness of massage therapy. The evidence for manual therapy is inconclusive ... Cell-mediated gene therapy is being studied. One version is approved in South Korea for the treatment of moderate knee ...