photodisruption

photodisruption

 [fo″to-dis-rup´shun]
disruption of tissues by laser-produced rapid ionization of molecules.
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The Optimis Fusion system combines advanced selective laser trabeculoplasty ( SLT ) photoregeneration therapy and traditional YAG photodisruption treatments to offer ophthalmologists a versatile armamentarium for treating both cataract and glaucoma in an efficient combination platform.
The YAG mode delivers high-performance photodisruption for capsulotomy and peripheral iridotomy surgical procedures.
9] seconds) and causes photodisruption at its focal point, such as on the posterior capsule in the treatment of posterior capsular opacification (PCO).
Dr Jordaan then goes on to talk about photodisruption and optic double diffraction, but does not explain what these are, and when, how and why these are used.
Photodisruption results from formation of a plasma and shock wave that disrupts the site and surrounding tissue.
IntraLASIK is performed by refractive surgeons using the Pulsion FS Laser, an ultrafast, femtosecond, cold laser that uses infrared light to precisely cut tissue by a process called photodisruption.
TABLE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PHOTODISRUPTION LASERS USED IN OPHTHALMIC SURGERY, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) 51
TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PHOTODISRUPTION LASERS USED TO TREAT URINARY STONES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) 78
Selecta(R) Duet(TM) - The Lumenis Selecta Duet(TM) represents the industry's most advanced anterior-segment laser, combining the advantages of YAG photodisruption capabilities along with the innovative Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) technology, which was developed and brought to market by Lumenis.
RLR has developed a novel optically coupled laser probe and method of highly localized photodisruption for photorefractive surgery of the cornea ("corneal sculpting").
Chau using the Phoenix Ophthalmic Laser Workstation for intrasonal keratectomy (corneal sculpting) showed that collagen lamella were incised at the location of treatment and that other areas of the cornea, such as cornea endothelium, were not affected by the intrasonal photodisruption.