diode laser

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A type of laser whose medical uses include treating diseases of the retina, by producing small burns in the retina (see photocoagulation), and selected cases of glaucoma (cyclophotocoagulation). It is also used for treating varicose veins (see endovenous laser treatment).

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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