laser surgery
laser surgery laser surgery n. (Med.) Surgery using lasers. [PJC]

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  • Laser surgery — is surgery using a laser to cut tissue instead of a scalpel. Examples include the use of a laser scalpel in otherwise conventional surgery, and soft tissue laser surgery, in which the laser beam vaporizes soft tissue with high water content.… …   Wikipedia

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  • laser surgery — the surgical use of lasers. [1965 70] * * * laser surgery, use of a laser beam to destroy diseased tissue or repair an injury or deformity …   Useful english dictionary

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  • laser surgery — the surgical use of lasers. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • Laser surgery, YAG — The use of a YAG (yttrium aluminum garnet) laser to do surgery. One use for a YAG laser in surgery is to punch a hole in the iris to relieve increased pressure within the eye from acute angle closure glaucoma. In this type of glaucoma, there is a …   Medical dictionary

  • Soft tissue laser surgery — Laser surgery offers unique surgical capabilities and significant benefits to both patients and surgeons [D.H. Sliney, S.L. Trokel: Medical lasers and their safe use, ISBN 3 540 97856 9] . In soft tissue laser surgery, interaction of laser light… …   Wikipedia

  • YAG laser surgery — The use of a YAG (yttrium aluminum garnet) laser to do surgery. One use for a YAG laser in surgery is to punch a hole in the iris to relieve increased pressure within the eye from acute angle closure glaucoma. In this type of glaucoma, there is a …   Medical dictionary

  • Laser resurfacing — is a technique used during laser surgery wherein molecular bonds of a material are dissolved by a laser. It is used for the treatment of wrinkles, solar lentigenes, sun damage, scars (see acne scar treatment), stretch marks, actinic keratosis and …   Wikipedia

  • Laser ablation — is the process of removing material from a solid (or occasionally liquid) surface by irradiating it with a laser beam. At low laser flux, the material is heated by the absorbed laser energy and evaporates or sublimates. At high laser flux, the… …   Wikipedia

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