New techniques use lasers, LEDs, and optics to 'see' under the skin

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 10:30 in Physics & Chemistry

Scientists report on new non-invasive optical techniques using lasers, light-emitting diodes, and spectroscopic methods to probe and render images from beneath the surface of the skin. The technologies have a wide variety of medical and cosmetic applications such as treating burns, identifying cancer, and speeding the healing of wounds.

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