A novel explanation for the healing effect of the Er:YAG laser during skin rejuvenation

Rachel Lubart, Harry Friedmann, Ronit Lavie, Abraham Baruchin

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Abstract

In the present short communication, we would like to suggest a possible mechanism for the healing effects exerted by the erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Er:YAG) laser with a wavelength of 2940 nm (which surprisingly is the exact vibrational OH stretch frequency of water).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-34
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2011

Keywords

  • Lasers and light sources
  • surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Dermatology

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