News tagged with laser

Better memory with laser surgery for epilepsy

A laser-based procedure for people with medication-resistant epilepsy may result in better memory function than standard surgery, while still providing comparable seizure control rates, doctors say.

Dec 11, 2013
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3D imaging captures changes in port wine stains

(HealthDay)—Three-dimensional (3D) high precision surface imaging can be used to monitor changes in the area and volume of port wine stains following laser treatment, according to a study published online ...

Nov 21, 2013
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New targeted therapy to treat facial lesions

Research conducted by Roy G. Geronemus, M.D. and Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae-Harboe, M.D., was selected as Editor's Choice for the November 2013 issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (LSM).

Nov 08, 2013
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Shining the soothing light

Almost all patients suffering from head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) develop canker sores, a complication resulting from different modalities of treatment, namely stem cell transplantation, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. ...

Oct 21, 2013
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Ablative carbon dioxide laser effective for rhinophyma

(HealthDay)—Good cosmetic outcomes are possible using fractionated ablative carbon dioxide laser therapy for mild-to-moderate cases of rhinophyma, according to research published online Oct. 5 in Lasers in ...

Oct 17, 2013
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Light assists in monitoring brain injuries

The information about alterations in cerebral perfusion is of crucial importance in treatment of patients with severe neurological injuries. The medical equipment used in clinics does not allow, however, ...

Aug 29, 2013
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