photodisruptive

photodisruptive

in laser treatment, the laser energy is converted to shock waves which disrupt tissues or structures; used in lithotripsy and ophthalmic surgery.
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Tissue is fragmented, perforated, or distorted immediately by a photodisruptive injury.
Available in North America since November 2006, laser-assisted liposuction uses thermal and photodisruptive action to reduce small deposits of fat.
The 1982 patent covers high power density, short-pulse, surgical lasers using photodisruptive processes, with a neodymium doped solid state laser.