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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Photodisruptive Nd:YAG laser in the management of premacular subhyaloid heamorhage.
Nd-YAG laser is a photodisruptive laser, producing extreme heat of about 10,0000C along with acoustic shock wave at the site of focus.
Tissue is fragmented, perforated, or distorted immediately by a photodisruptive injury.