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Lasers in medicine and biophotonics: Jon Exley

Lasers and Light Sources in Aesthetic Dermatology

Jon Exley

The Lynton Clinic, Lynton House, Manor Lane, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire CW4 8AF, United Kingdom

Lasers are commonly used to treat a variety of cosmetic and dermatological skin conditions such as unwanted hair growth, tattoo removal, and even the reduction of wrinkles.  More recently Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) sources have been developed as an alternative modality in such applications with great success.  However, in all application of Lasers and IPL in aesthetic dermatology it is critical to understand the nature of the skin condition and then choose the appropriate wavelength, pulse duration and energy density to achieve a safe and effective treatment.  This presentation will consider a variety of conditions and the appropriate light characteristics to achieve a successful treatment including the most advanced techniques using fractional technology.


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AILU one-day technology workshop as part of the Industry and Technology Programme at Photon08.

Photonics is an enabling technology for many products in different sectors. Increasingly important in all areas this seminar is designed to highlight developments in laser technology as applied to medical and biophotonics areas. The burgeoning specialism of photonics in the medical sector is addressed in this one-day meeting as part of Photon 08.

Duncan Hand of Heriot-Watt University will be chairing the event.

This is a Medical Group event - for more information about the Medical Special Interest Group or to join contact the AILU Office.

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