Q-switched laser


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Q-switched laser

(quality-switched); a laser in which the quality, or energy storage capacity is altered between a very high and a low value.

Q-switched laser

a laser containing a switching device that causes the laser to produce very high intensity impulses of very short duration.

Q-switched la·ser

(swicht lā'zĕr)
A laser in which the quality, or energy-storage capacity, varies between very high and low values.
[quality-switched]
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Laser and light devices used to treat hyperpigmentation include Q-switched lasers, intense pulsed light, ablative and fractional lasers treatments, and combination laser/light therapy.
The Q-switched laser takes so many treatments, she said, and costs add up, discouraging many.
Market size data for Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices market segments - Invasive Body Contouring Devices (Laser-Assisted Liposuction (LAL) Devices (Nd:YAG and Diode Lasers), Radio Frequency-Assisted Liposuction (RFAL) Devices, Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction (UAL) Devices and Power Assisted Liposuction (PAL) Devices), Non Invasive Body Contouring Devices (Radiofrequency Energy Devices and High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Devices) and Laser Resurfacing Devices (CO2, Er:YAG and Q-Switched Laser Devices).
We are honored that the ALEX II 755 nm Q-switched laser system has been approved for use in Japan," said Toshio Mori, President of Candela K.
8220;The new Pulseo 532-44 laser extends our popular and versatile line of Pulseo high power Q-switched lasers, spanning UV to green and mid power to high power and high repetition rates,” notes Scott White, senior manager of product marketing for Spectra-Physics.
It is an enhanced version of the standard Series 210 acousto-optically Q-switched laser, which is based on Lightwave's "Direct-Coupled Pump" (DCP) technology.
ClearLift 4D the First Fractional Q-Switched Laser now with Depth Control - Variable depth control allows practitioners to combine both deep and superficial treatment approaches depending on the area being treated, the skin type and the indication.
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In terms of tattoo removal, the newer Q-switched lasers are widely considered to be the gold standard for all skin types (depending on the wavelength).
Cynosure's product portfolio is composed of a broad range of energy sources including Alexandrite, diode, Nd:YAG, picosecond, pulse dye, Q-switched lasers, intense pulsed light and radiofrequency technology.
Tina Alster, Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Georgetown University Hospital, and one of the investigators in the multi-center clinical trials conducted with PicoWay, said, "With the shortest pulse on the market, PicoWay requires lower fluences and yields faster clinical results than traditional Q-switched lasers.
Cynosure's product portfolio is composed of a broad range of energy sources including Alexandrite, diode, Nd: YAG, picosecond, pulse dye, Q-switched lasers, intense pulsed light and radiofrequency technology.