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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26949625/photobiomodulation-for-the-treatment-of-retinal-diseases-a-review
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REVIEW
Ivayla I Geneva
Photobiomodulation (PBM), also known as low level laser therapy, has recently risen to the attention of the ophthalmology community as a promising new approach to treat a variety of retinal conditions including age-related macular degeneration, retinopathy of prematurity, diabetic retinopathy, Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy, amblyopia, methanol-induced retinal damage, and possibly others. This review evaluates the existing research pertaining to PBM applications in the retina, with a focus on the mechanisms of action and clinical outcomes...
2016: International Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26673826/effects-of-photobiomodulation-therapy-on-patients-with-primary-open-angle-glaucoma-a-pilot-study
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Boris T Ivandic, Tomislav Ivandic
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this work was to study the safety of photobiomodulation therapy in patients with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). BACKGROUND DATA: Therapeutic options for POAG focus on lowering the intraocular pressure (IOP) but cannot stop disease progression to irreversible damages. METHODS: The study was designed as a controlled, single-blinded, interventional case series (38 patients; 63 eyes). Low-level laser therapy was performed once or twice per week using a continuous wave (CW) diode laser (780 nm; 10 mW; 292 Hz modulation; 3 mm(2) beam spot)...
December 16, 2015: Photomedicine and Laser Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26762247/intraoral-photobiomodulation-induced-orthodontic-tooth-alignment-a-preliminary-study
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Timothy Shaughnessy, Alpdogan Kantarci, Chung How Kau, Darya Skrenes, Sanjar Skrenes, Dennis Ma
BACKGROUND: Numerous strategies have been proposed to decrease orthodontic treatment time. Photobiomodulation (PBM) has previously been demonstrated to assist in this objective. The aim of this study was to test if intraoral PBM increases the rate of tooth alignment and reduces the time required to resolve anterior dental crowding. METHODS: Nineteen orthodontic subjects with Class I or Class II malocclusion and Little's Irregularity Index (LII) ≥ 3 mm were selected from a pool of applicants, providing 28 total arches...
2016: BMC Oral Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26140461/photobiomodulation-with-low-level-diode-laser-promotes-osteoblast-migration-in-an-in-vitro-micro-wound-model
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Matilde Tschon, Serena Incerti-Parenti, Simona Cepollaro, Luigi Checchi, Milena Fini
Laser photobiomodulation can improve bone healing, but well-defined treatment parameters are lacking. Saos-2 human osteoblast-like cells were subjected to an in vitro scratch-wound healing assay and irradiated by a 915-nm gallium-aluminum-arsenide diode laser for 0, 48, 96, and 144 s using doses of, respectively, 0, 5, 10, and 15 J/cm(2) . Wound area was measured after 4, 24, 48, and 72 h. Cell viability, DNA content, gene expression, and release of bone-related proteins were evaluated after 24, 48, and 72 h...
July 2015: Journal of Biomedical Optics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25204851/photobiomodulation-with-light-emitting-diodes-improves-sperm-motility-in-men-with-asthenozoospermia
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Helena Ban Frangez, Igor Frangez, Ivan Verdenik, Vid Jansa, Irma Virant Klun
Sperm motility is an important parameter of male fertility and depends on energy consumption. Photobiomodulation with light-emitting diode (LED) is known to stimulate respiratory chain in mitochondria of different mammalian cells. The aim of this research was to evaluate the effect of photobiomodulation with LED on sperm motility in infertile men with impaired sperm motility-asthenozoospermia. Thirty consecutive men with asthenozoospermia and normal sperm count who visited the infertility clinic of University Medial Centre Ljubljana between September 2011 and February 2012 were included in the study...
January 2015: Lasers in Medical Science
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