13 May 1998 Windows of opportunity: applying ultrashort laser pulses for selective tissue effects
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Proceedings Volume 3254, Laser-Tissue Interaction IX; (1998) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.308155
Event: BiOS '98 International Biomedical Optics Symposium, 1998, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
Ultrashort pulsed laser retinal effects vary widely depending on the configuration of the laser energy as it reaches the retina and surrounding structures. Tissue response is determined by: wavelength, pulsewidth, energy per pulse, peak irradiance, linear optics of the beam path, and non linear optics of the ultrashort beam. In vivo, we have reported a range of lesions from visible and from near infrared ultrashort laser pulses. New data from additional infrared studies in vivo is combined with our previous data to present an overview of retinal effects and how these might be selected for retinal surgical use.
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Cynthia A. Toth, Eric Kelvin Chiu, Katrina P. Winter, Clarence P. Cain, Gary D. Noojin, William P. Roach, and Benjamin A. Rockwell "Windows of opportunity: applying ultrashort laser pulses for selective tissue effects", Proc. SPIE 3254, Laser-Tissue Interaction IX, (13 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308155; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.308155
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