Medical Lasers

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Table 1

Types of laser hazards

TypesHazards
Laser irradiationEye, skin, or airway injury
Primary or scattered beam
Chemical hazardsLaser plume
Irritation to eyes, nose and throat
Spread of viral materials
Fire and electrical hazardsHigh voltage, flammable materials
Anesthesia tube, patient’s hair or clothes
Medical Lasers; Engineering, Basic Research, and Clinical Application 2021;10:68~75 https://doi.org/10.25289/ML.2021.10.2.68
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