News tagged with laser surgery
(HealthDay)—Laser hair removal is the most commonly litigated cutaneous laser surgery procedure, with physicians being named as defendants even when not performing the procedure, according to research published ...
Other Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Evidence of the economic upturn can be found in more than housing starts and auto sales: A new report shows that the number of cosmetic procedures grew 5 percent in 2012.
Other Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It seems that tattoos are everywhere these days, but along with the increase in people getting inked, the number of Americans undergoing procedures to have a tattoo removed is also on the rise, ...
Health Feb 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Five U.S. eye care providers have been warned to stop misleading advertising about the special lasers used in vision correction procedures such as LASIK, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
Ophthalmology Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For oral surgery, conical shaped fiber tips improve the quality and efficacy of diode laser cutting, according to a study published online Nov. 5 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.
Surgery Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Kansas State University researchers have developed a glue mixture that may reduce risks after laser vision correction surgery.
Ophthalmology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The procedure this week at UAMC was the first of its kind performed in Arizona.
Surgery Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Queen's physicist and a PhD student have developed a groundbreaking device that controls the depth of a laser cut, laying groundwork to provide pinpoint accuracy during surgeries. This new laser control technology is valuable ...
Surgery Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of Americans getting nips and tucks rose in 2011 for the second straight year despite difficult economic times, a major US plastic surgeons' groups said on Thursday.
Other Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of scientists, led by the University of Liverpool, has made a major advance in the development of a diagnostic test for oesophageal cancer. The findings, achieved at STFC's ALICE accelerator facility, ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have successfully tested a controllable endoscopic capsule, inspired by science fiction, that has the ability to "swim" through the body and could provide clinicians with ...
Medical research Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Lighting the way: An invention for safe vascular birthmark treatment transformed how lasers can be used in surgery
The concept that revolutionized laser surgery and earned UC Irvine more than $40 million came to Dr. J. Stuart Nelson in 1992 while he was watching a baseball game.
Medical research Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two new studies add to the growing body of evidence that a new approach to cataract surgery may be safer and more efficient than today's standard procedure. The new approach, using a special femtosecond laser, is FDA-approved, ...
Other Oct 23, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Ovarian cancer is one of the most frequent forms of cancer that affect women. As tumors can initially grow unchecked in the abdomen without causing any major symptoms, patients are usually diagnosed at an advanced stage and ...
Cancer Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has shown the Flexible-Fiber CO2 laser to safely cut and coagulate during endoscopic assisted transsphenoidal craniotomies (TSC) without the line of sight problems encountered with conventional CO2 lasers. The ...
Other Aug 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0