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Overview

A photodisruptor is a Nd:YAG laser that uses short pulses of light to make tiny "explosions" on the ocular tissue, creating micro-precise openings.Photodisruption is used to reduce or eliminate ocular haze in secondary cataracts and to create a bypass for aqueous humor in Angle Closure Glaucomas. 


How It Works
Photodisruptors use short pulses of light rather than long pulses resulting in a highly localized, brief increase in temperature. Also referred to as cold lasers, their effect during treatment is to strip the molecules of their electrons, causing the cells to breakdown into a plasma. There is no coagulation.
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