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Basic Principles of Lasers: Interactions Between Lasers and Tissue

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Lasers have become extremely important treatment devices in the field of dermatology. They have a variety of applications, ranging from the treatment of vitiligo, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, hair removal, and skin resurfacing, among others. It is therefore fundamental for the clinician to have an understanding of laser-tissue interactions.

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Pothiawala, S., Kilmer, S.L., Ibrahimi, O.A. (2014). Basic Principles of Lasers: Interactions Between Lasers and Tissue. In: Nouri, K. (eds) Handbook of Lasers in Dermatology. Springer, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5322-1_1

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