Laser Applications in Medicine

  • D. E. Rounds
Part of the Photobiology book series (PB)


Like conventional light sources, lasers emit photons which can interact with biologic molecules to produce photochemical reactions. However, lasers have unique properties that are not found in conventional light sources. These properties include monochromaticity, coherence, and high intensity.


Diabetic Retinopathy Laser Treatment Retinal Vessel Laser Application Vitreous Humor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. E. Rounds
    • 1
  1. 1.Pasadena Foundation for Medical ResearchCaliforniaUSA

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