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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Less common adverse effects include an allergic reaction, darkening of the cosmetic tattoo, an immune reaction, and chrysiasis, a dark-blue pigmentation caused by Q-switched laser treatment in patients with a history of gold-salt ingestion.
Medical technology company Fotona disclosed on Wednesday the receipt of the US FDA's clearance for its new StarWalker MaQX Q-Switched laser system for treating tattoos, pigmented and vascular lesions, acne and scar revision as well as permanent hair reduction.
Q-Plus Series is based on a Q-Switched laser technology that ensures a great versatility in clinical applications such as tattoo removal and benign pigmented lesions removal," clarified a spokesperson.
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.
The Empower is a Q-switched laser made to deliver up to >30 watts at adjustable pulse repetition rates between 1 kHz and 10 kHz with Pulse energies as high as >20 millijoules.
Designed to optimize tattoo removal treatments administered in a single day, the new process is based on physician-delivered repetitive Q-switched laser treatments with the AlexELETE[TM] laser by Candela, available only at Delete[R].
WE COMMEND IMHOFAND COLLEAGUES for providing a long-awaited direct comparison of the Q-switched laser and topical triple-combination therapy," wrote Dr.
The Empower is a Q-switched laser delivering up to >30 watts at adjustable pulse repetition rates between 1 and 10 kHz.
Candela Corporation (NASDAQ:CLZR) today announced that it has received registration approval from the Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) to market the Candela Alex TriVantage[R] multi-wavelength, q-switched laser system in Brazil.
Tattoos are typically treated with the Q-switched laser or another laser alone.
The compact, Q-switched laser system features a new, smaller dual-head laser powered by a single power supply.