14 August 2017

Having a tattoo

Having a tattoo, port-wine stain or birthmark removed using laser technology is about to become both easier and safer. Dermatologists using laser skin treatments have had to deal with the fact that laser light is difficult to focus only onto the affected area of skin and represents a hazard to the eyes of both patients and doctors. Recently, researchers in the USA have developed a new system which uses ultrasound to concentrate laser light directly into the treated tissue while improving the safety and efficiency of the procedure.


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