Laser safety: Regulations, standards and practice guidelines

Brienne D. Cressey, Ashley Keyes*, Murad Alam

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The use of lasers is routine in many medical specialties. In some cases, the particular benefit of lasers has made them desirable alternatives to conventional surgical instruments such as scalpels, electrosurgical units, cryosurgery probes, or microwave devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers in dermatology and medicine
Subtitle of host publicationdermatologic applications
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9783319761183
ISBN (Print)9783319761169
StatePublished - Jun 6 2018


  • Dermatologic lasers
  • Laser
  • Laser guidelines
  • Laser regulations
  • Laser safety
  • Laser standards
  • Medical lasers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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