Lasers, Excimer, Ophthalmic
Definition : Excimer lasers, usually Q-switched, used for corneal ablation (i.e., photorefractive keratectomy) and other ophthalmologic procedures (e.g., surgical creation of a communication between the lacrimal sac and the nasal cavity). A typical system incorporates a patient table, physician's chair, and computer system. Some systems have built-in slit lamps.
Entry Terms : "Photoablative Lasers" , "Ophthalmic Lasers"
UMDC code : 17702