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Which Lasers can Make You Blind?

 Lars Hode
  8th-Sep-2009
Description: There are special rules and restrictions for the use of certain lasers. The reason is that some laser types are able to cause eye injury, even at distance. What can happen if you by mistake look into a strong laser beam? If you can cut in steel, then you can destroy an eye. How dangerous are different lasers? The classification of lasers is almost the same everywhere in the world, but the rules concerning use of lasers and rules for permission and registration of instruments is very different.
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Domain: Medical
Category: Equipment
Contents:
What lasers can make you blind
by Lars Hode Swedish Laser-Medical Society

� Background:
Since 40 years, there are special rules and restrictions for the use of certain lasers. The reason is that some laser types, sometimes are able to cause eye injury, also at distance.

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