laser photocoagulator


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

la·ser pho·to·co·ag·u·la·tor

a high-energy source of electromagnetic radiation. See: laser.

laser photocoagulator

An ophthalmic laser used to produce tiny spot burns on the RETINA. See LASER.
References in periodicals archive ?
In the mid 1980s, the center acquired an argon laser photocoagulator and a Nd:YAG laser (photodisruptor) for use by Baylor ophthalmologists (Figure 4).
used the National Instruments LabVIEW FPGA Module and NI intelligent data acquisition (DAQ) devices to create PASCAL, an innovative laser photocoagulator.
Ellex Introduces Integre Yellow(TM) Laser Photocoagulator 53
IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq:IRIX) has begun revenue shipments of the EndoLase(TM) green laser photocoagulator module, which will be incorporated into the Bausch & Lomb Millennium(TM) Microsurgical System.
IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq:IRIX) announced today its collaboration with Bausch & Lomb to design and manufacture a green (532 nm) laser photocoagulator module, which will be incorporated into the Bausch & Lomb Millennium(TM) Microsurgical System.
Eyes were treated using either a MicroPulse subthreshold treatment protocol with the IRIDEX OcuLight SLx laser photocoagulator or the ETDRS photocoagulation protocol with an argon laser photocoagulator.
This product will provide ophthalmologists with a full function slit lamp delivery device integrated with an IRIS Medical OcuLight(R) GLx 532 nm solid-state laser photocoagulator to enhance clinical versatility and convenience.
In 1970, we were the first company to introduce a laser in this field; since then, we have followed with a series of additional sight-preserving milestones, including the first laser photocoagulator, laser indirect ophthalmoscope, multicolor photocoagulator, photodynamic therapy laser, the revolutionary Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) system and solid state multicolor laser.
In the retrospective clinical study, 57 eyes of 52 patients with subfoveal occult wet AMD were treated with IRIDEX' IRIS Medical(R) OcuLight(R) SLx 810 nm diode laser photocoagulator in its unique LongPulse(TM) operating mode using a TTT protocol and were followed for an average of 10 months.
The 532 nm laser photocoagulator is a proprietary semi-automated pattern generation method.
The study included 229 eyes of 152 patients with dry AMD that were randomized to either receive a single treatment with the Company's IRIS Medical OcuLight SLx infrared laser photocoagulator or be observed in a control group.
Avner Raz, Lumenis President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Lumenis has provided the ophthalmic industry with innovative technology since 1970, when we introduced the world's "first" laser photocoagulator.