26 April 2007 Mid-infrared laser ablation of intraocular acrylic lenses
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Ablation rates measurements with free-running Er:YAG laser (λ=2.94 μm) were performed in hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lenses. We studied the role of water in the laser ablation mechanisms by using hydrophilic lenses with different concentrations of H20 and D20. A mathematical model simulated the experimental results.
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E. Spyratou, E. Spyratou, M. Makropoulou, M. Makropoulou, C. Bacharis, C. Bacharis, A. A. Serafetinides, A. A. Serafetinides, "Mid-infrared laser ablation of intraocular acrylic lenses", Proc. SPIE 6535, Saratov Fall Meeting 2006: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine VIII, 653524 (26 April 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.741081; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.741081
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