Projects filed under: Laser

This study states that laser can safely “penetrate diseased tissues including the retina” and has positive effects on “methanol-induced ocular toxicity, light damage, retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.”...

Year

2019
Preliminary evidence that laser therapy “appears to be a promising treatment for depression that is safe and well-tolerated.”...

Year

2019
Lasers in Medial Science has reported that laser therapy “is capable of reducing the symptoms of patients with BMS with a constant and long-lasting effect,” and is better than prescription medication for relief....

Year

2019
“Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is a decline in memory following anaesthesia and surgery…[that] possibly accelerates progression into Alzheimer’s disease.” The Journal of Experimental Neuroscience has reported that laser therapy “may be effective as a preconditioning treatment against POCD.” Laser before...

Year

2019
Research has shown that specifically-applied laser therapy in patients with cerebral palsy “has a beneficial effect on reducing spasticity in spastic cerebral palsy and may be helpful in improving their movement.”...

Year

2019
Diabetic retinopathy is a difficult disorder to address. Scientists have reported that laser therapy “is a novel non-pharmacologic treatment strategy to inhibit early changes of diabetic retinopathy.” The study further reports that “Beneficial effects on the retina likely are mediated...

Year

2019
Oral mucositis is a common complication of chemotherapy for head and neck cancers. This systematic review of the literature shows that laser therapy “reduced severe mucositis and pain in patients with cancer.” This evidence is so strong that laser therapy...

Year

2019
Inflammation is an essential component of many lung diseases, including asthma, COPD, lung cancer, and granulomatous lung diseases. Laser therapy “is able to reduce inflammatory reaction in lungs…without affecting the pulmonary function and recovery.”...

Year

2019
Decreased oxygen supply to the brain can occur with brain injury, carbon monoxide poisoning, and anesthesia. Mild symptoms include difficulties with complex learning tasks and reductions in short-term memory. If oxygen deprivation continues, cognitive disturbances, and decreased motor control will...

Year

2019
Open wounds heal more slowly in diabetics, but wound healing in general can be challenging. This article reports that “a number of clinical studies in animal models and humans have shown the beneficial effects of photobiomodulation in speeding up the...

Year

2019