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There are both few non-comparative studies investigating the efficacy of intraoral Er: YAG laser (SMOOTH mode) in rejuvenating nasolabial folds (NLFs) and lack of valid and objective wrinkles scales. In this prospective randomized split face comparative pilot study, we investigated the safety and efficacy of intraoral Er: YAG laser (SMOOTH MODE) compared with extraoral approach in rejuvenating NLFs using OCT as an objective evaluating tool.
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Name: Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging (ISSI)
To simulate 24-2 visual field (VF) using optical coherence tomographic angiography (OCTA) for glaucoma evaluation.
The nonlinear dynamics of a semiconductor laser with coherent, as compared to incoherent, delayed optical feedback systems have been discussed and contrasted in prior research literature. Here, we rep...
Artifacts can affect optical coherence tomographic angiography (OCTA) images and may be associated with misinterpretation of OCT scans in both clinical trials and clinical settings.
Basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) have previously been treated off-label with ingenol mebutate (IM). Ablative fractional laser (AFL) may improve efficacy of IM by increasing drug uptake in the tumor. Optic...
We theoretically investigate the influence of optical feedback onto the dynamics of a semiconductor swept source laser. In particular, we show that optical feedback can be used to lock the phase of th...
The primary objective of this randomized, split-face, controlled study is to compare the efficacy and safety of a erbium-doped 1,550-nm non-ablative fractional laser and a bipolar fraction...
Erbium:yttrium aluminum garnet (Er:YAG) ablative fractional laser-assisted photodynamic therapy (AFL-PDT) has shown significant benefit for the treatment of actinic keratosis(AK). Er:YAG a...
Optical coherence tomography is technology widely used in medicine. In this study, we will use an optical tomographic scanner to scan skin tissue image.
The aim of the current study is to assess whether the CO2-laser results in superior alleviation of GSM symptoms compare to Er:YAG-laser. Specifically, we will compare objective and subject...
This study is examining the effects of the 2940 nm Er:YAG on atrophic facial acne scars under optical coherence tomography in terms of blood flow, vessel shape, skin roughness, collagen co...
An imaging method using LASERS that is used for mapping subsurface structure. When a reflective site in the sample is at the same optical path length (coherence) as the reference mirror, the detector observes interference fringes.
A technique utilizing a laser coupled to a catheter which is used in the dilatation of occluded blood vessels. This includes laser thermal angioplasty where the laser energy heats up a metal tip, and direct laser angioplasty where the laser energy directly ablates the occlusion. One form of the latter approach uses an EXCIMER LASER which creates microscopically precise cuts without thermal injury. When laser angioplasty is performed in combination with balloon angioplasty it is called laser-assisted balloon angioplasty (ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON, LASER-ASSISTED).
Erbium. An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Er, atomic number 68, and atomic weight 167.26.
A non-invasive imaging method that uses computed tomographic data combined with specialized imaging software to examine the colon.
The use of light interaction (scattering, absorption, and fluorescence) with biological tissue to obtain morphologically based information. It includes measuring inherent tissue optical properties such as scattering, absorption, and autofluorescence; or optical properties of exogenous targeted fluorescent molecular probes such as those used in optical MOLECULAR IMAGING, or nontargeted optical CONTRAST AGENTS.