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What all is yag laser used for?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
12 doctors agree

In brief: YAG laser uses

The yag laser is used for eye procedures as noted by dr chang.
Depending on wavelength, the yag laser is also used for vascular lesions like spider veins and telangiectasias, as well as tattoo removal, skin tightening, and hair removal.

In brief: YAG laser uses

The yag laser is used for eye procedures as noted by dr chang.
Depending on wavelength, the yag laser is also used for vascular lesions like spider veins and telangiectasias, as well as tattoo removal, skin tightening, and hair removal.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many applications

There are a number of different types of yag lasers.
These are designed for different uses. Some are used inside the eye. Some are used to treat vascular (blood vessel lesions) and some are used for skin rejuvenation and others as well.

In brief: Many applications

There are a number of different types of yag lasers.
These are designed for different uses. Some are used inside the eye. Some are used to treat vascular (blood vessel lesions) and some are used for skin rejuvenation and others as well.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine

In brief: Many uses

There are many types of yag lasers which are used in eye surgery as well as cosmetic procedures.
Sometimes they are used for skin rejuvenation, hair removal, spider veins, tattoe removal, acne, collagen stimulation, skin tightening, and much more.

In brief: Many uses

There are many types of yag lasers which are used in eye surgery as well as cosmetic procedures.
Sometimes they are used for skin rejuvenation, hair removal, spider veins, tattoe removal, acne, collagen stimulation, skin tightening, and much more.
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Dr. Sheila Calderon
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology

In brief: Several uses

Typically a yag capsulotomy after cataract surgery to clear up the vision or iridotomy to eliminate narrow angle closure (pupillary block).

In brief: Several uses

Typically a yag capsulotomy after cataract surgery to clear up the vision or iridotomy to eliminate narrow angle closure (pupillary block).
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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