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15.08.2018 | Original Article

Comparison of long-pulsed Nd: YAG laser with cryotherapy in treatment of acral warts

Acral warts are considered as prevalent reasons for dermatologic consultations and remain an important continuing challenge until now because there is no consensus about optimal therapeutic modality. This study investigated the efficacy of …

14.08.2018 | Original Article

Transurethral thulium laser enucleation versus resection of the prostate for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia: a retrospective study

This study aimed to compare the clinical outcomes between transurethral thulium laser enucleation of the prostate (ThuLEP) and transurethral thulium laser resection of the prostate (ThuLRP) for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). From May …

14.08.2018 | Original Article

Effects of the extracorporeal shock wave therapy on the skin: an experimental study

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) has been extensively studied for its multiple biological properties, and although it is widely applied in esthetical procedures, little is known about its effects on the epidermis and dermis. In this study …

13.08.2018 | Original Article

Correction of myopic astigmatism by small incision lenticule extraction: does laterality matter?

To evaluate the outcome after astigmatic correction of small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) and to compare the refractive results of right eyes with left eyes. Patients who underwent SMILE surgery in our clinic between 2014 and 2016 …

13.08.2018 | Original Article

The impact of Nd: YAG laser posterior capsulotomy by the use of “the circular pattern with vitreous strand cut” technique on anterior chamber parameters

Posterior capsular opacification is the most common complication that occurs after cataract surgery [ 1 , 2 ]. It develops as a consequence of the proliferation of remaining epithelial cells and their migration to the space between the intraocular …

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Lasers in Medical Science has established itself as the leading international journal in the rapidly expanding field of medical applications of lasers and light. It provides a forum for the publication of papers on the technical, experimental and clinical aspects of the use of medical lasers, including lasers in surgery, endoscopy, angioplasty, hyperthermia of tumours, and photodynamic therapy.

In addition, the journal publishes articles on the medical application of new lasers, light delivery systems, sensors to monitor laser effects, basic laser-tissue interactions and the modelling of laser-tissue interactions. The journal also presents articles relating to the use of non-laser light-tissue interactions.

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