Selective photothermolysis of cutaneous pigmentation by Q-switched Nd: YAG laser pulses at 1064, 532, and 355 nm.

@article{Anderson1989SelectivePO,
  title={Selective photothermolysis of cutaneous pigmentation by Q-switched Nd: YAG laser pulses at 1064, 532, and 355 nm.},
  author={Richard R. Anderson and Randall J Margolis and S Watenabe and T Flotte and George J Hruza and Jeffery S Dover},
  journal={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
  year={1989},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={28-32}
}
Exposure of skin to nanosecond-domain laser pulses affects the pigmentary system by a process called selective photothermolysis, in which melanosomes and pigmented cells are preferentially altered. Due to the broad absorption spectrum of melanin, this effect may occur with wavelengths that penetrate to vastly different depths within tissue, potentially producing different biologic responses. The effects of single near-ultraviolet (355 nm), visible (532 nm), and near infrared (1064 nm) pulses of… CONTINUE READING
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