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Basic Laser and Pulsed Light Science

Safety and Efficacy of Dual 924 and 975nm Wavelength Laser for the Treatment of Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis
Mitchell Chasin M. 2012. Safety and Efficacy of Dual 924 and 075 Wavelength Laser for the Treatment of Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. (Abstract)

Laser Assisted Sweat Gland Reduction - A Histological and Clinical Study
Fatemi A. 2012. Laser Assisted Sweat Gland Reduction - A Histological and Clinical Study. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. (Abstract)

A New Combined Treatment for Facial Rejuvenation Using an Optimized Pulsed Light Source Followed by a Fractional Laser
Dover J, Saedi N, Mickle C, Chan S. 2012. A New Combined Treatment for Facial Rejuvenation Using an Optimized Pulsed Light Source Followed by a Fractional Laser. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. (Abstract)

Intense Pulsed Light Systems
Bisaccia E, Johnson B, Lugo A, Scarborough D. 2006. Intense Pulsed Light Systems. Skin and Aging. "This article focuses on how laser and light sources have led the revolution in the medical aesthetics field."

Controlling Spectral Properties of Skin with Optical Clearing
Tuchin V, Gavrilova A, Pravdin A, Bashkatov A, Migacheva E, Tabatadze D, Childs J, Yaroslavsky I, Altshuler G. 2006. Controlling Spectral Properties of Skin with Optical Clearing. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. (Abstract.)

Analysis of the Spectral Output of Intense Pulsed Light Sources
2004. Analysis of the Spectral Output of Intense Pulsed Light Sources. PMTI. "Palomar employs both absorption and dichroic filtration in its Pulsed Light Systems."

Absorption Characteristics of Tissues as a Basis for the Optimum Wavelength Choice in Photodermatology
Altshuler G, Yaroslavsky I. 2004. Absorption Characteristics of Tissues as a Basis for the Optimum Wavelength Choice in Photodermatology. PMTI. "The absorption of light by an object is directly correlated to the incident radiation and the absorption coefficient (AC) of the object."

Photon Recycling as a Means of Increasing Efficacy and Safety of Flashlamp Systems
Yaroslavsky I, Altshuler G, Yaroslavsky A, Pankratov M, Stoll M, Manstein D, Anderson R. 2003. Photon Recycling as a Means of Increasing Efficacy and Safety of Flashlamp Systems. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. (Abstract.)

Spatially Confined Photothermolysis of Dermal Targets Using an IR-Fiberlaser in Combination with Focusing and Contact Cooling
Manstein D, Poureshagh M, Yaroslavsky I, Althshuler G, Anderson R. 2002. Spatially Confined Photothermolysis of Dermal Targets Using an IR-Fiberlaser in Combination with Focusing and Contact Cooling. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. (Abstract.)

Extended Theory of Selective Photothermolysis
Altshuler G, Anderson R, Manstein D, Zenzie H, Smirnov M. 2001. Extended Theory of Selective Photothermolysis. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 29:416-432.
"Based on this new theory, the treatment pulsewidth for non-uniformly pigmented targets is significantly longer than the target thermal relaxation time (TRT)."

Selective Photothermolysis of Lipid-Rich Tissue
Manstein D, Erofeev A, Altshuler G, Anderson R. 2001. Selective Photothermolysis of Lipid-Rich Tissue. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. (Abstract.)

Recent Developments in Cutaneous Lasers
Alora M, Anderson R. 2000. Recent Developments in Cutaneous Lasers. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 26:108-118. "...lasers now routinely provide the most precise form of surgery ever practiced, often for cosmetic goals. Consumer demand has generated intense interest from physicians and industry. This has led to the development of safer and more effective lasers with a wide range of applications."

Evaluation of Cooling Methods for Laser Dermatology
Zenzie H, Altshuler G, Smirnov M, Anderson R. 2000. Evaluation of Cooling Methods for Laser Dermatology. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 26:130-144.
"Both spray and contact cooling provide efficient skin cooling. The choice of cooling method depends on other factors such as the target depth, cost, safety, and ergonomic factors."

Epidermal Protection: A Comparative Analysis of Sapphire Contact and Cryogen Spray Cooling
Klavuhn K. 2000. Epidermal Protection: A Compartive Analysis of Sapphire Contact and Cryogen Spray Cooling. Coherent Medical Group. "Sapphire contact cooling is significantly more effective than cryogen spray cooling in protecting the epidermis from unwanted thermal damage during laser hair removal treatment."