Lasers in Otology

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Abstract

In this article we discuss the history, physics and potential uses of lasers in ear surgery. Lasers are well-suited to otological surgery as a no-touch and vibration free tool. It is important to appreciate how lasers work in order to understand laser safety issues in addition to the various lasers available and their individual merits.

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  • Authors: Abigail Lamyman, P Silva, I Bottrill
  • Keywords: Laser, stapes surgery, cholesteatoma, middle ear, tympanoplasty, glomus tumour
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