The safe removal of water spray dispersed laser plume is not covered by ANSI Z136.3 Standard for Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care (2018 Edition)
June 3, 2020
The LightScalpel LS-2010 CO2 Laser System is FDA cleared and intended for use in Plastic Surgery and Dermatology laser surgery procedures for incision, excision, ablation, and vaporization of soft tissue for performance of or treatment of:
The CO2 laser beam photo-thermally cuts and coagulates the soft tissue at the same time. LightScalpel’s SuperPulse CO2 laser’s excellent cutting/ablation properties are due to a high absorption coefficient (approx. 650 cm-1) in the water-rich soft tissue. LightScalpel’s SuperPulse CO2 laser’s excellent coagulation/hemostasis properties are due to a close match between its coagulation/hemostasis depth of approx 50 micrometers and the sub-50 micrometer diameters of the blood vessel capillaries in the sub-epithelial/sub-epidermal tissue.
LightScalpel CO2 surgical lasers are designed for a broad range of clinical applications where it brings the following advantages over conventional treatment:
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