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January 14, 2018

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Articles about the basic sciences underpinning photomedicine.

FREE Educational PBM Site

LaserAnnals.com is proud to announce its cooperation with the new free educational site, LaserLessons.info! This site offers ten basic educational documents on PBM as on Open Access option. Where applicable, more complex explanations are additionally linked to one of the more read more
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PBM – PhotoBioModulation – watch out for it!

PBM – PhotoBioModulation – watch out for it! By Jan Tunér Ever since the birth of “low level lasers” there has been no consensus about the vocabulary in this kind of medical intervention. MeSH terms of the National Library of read more
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Facts and myths about Low-Level Laser Therapy

Facts and myths about Low-Level Laser Therapy By Jan Tunér There are many myths and city tales about LLLT/PBM. Let us have a look on some of the most common ones! Magnets There are lasers where the light is combined read more
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PBM? Do you have any scientific references for your claims?

PBM? Do you have any scientific references for your claims? By Jan Tunér Not too seldom, non-believers in PBM will ask for references, having difficulties in accepting what you say. Providing such references can take time and you may not read more
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Low-Level Laser Therapy: Western Science vs. Eastern Science

Low-level laser therapy: Western Science vs. Eastern Science Sergey V. Moskvin Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is one of the most common methods of physiotherapy, which is the modern stage in the development of heliotherapy and light therapy. At the end read more
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Can PBM prolong your life?

Can PBM prolong your life? By Jan Tunér There is a giant industry behind the “anti-age” concept. But does “anti-age” mean that you can live a longer life? Fillers, botox, implants, skin rejuvenation. Who wants to look old? Most persons read more
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Evidence by excellence, or by evidence?

Evidence by excellence or by evidence? By Jan Tunér In the “old days” the medical treatment recommendations were based upon opinions from leading medical professionals. These recommendations were generally based upon experience, which is not at all too bad, but read more
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The role of coherence in laser phototherapy

The role of coherence in laser phototherapy By Tomas Hode, PhD Introduction The importance of coherence and laser speckles in LPT has been discussed over the last 30 years. Coherence [1] is often defined as a property of wave-like states read more
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PBM/LLLT in mainstream medicine

PBM/LLLT in mainstream medicine By Jan Tunér The acceptance of PBM is progressing but at a slow rate. This is partly due to lack of knowledge about the optimal parameters and quality problems in the PBM literature. Still, things are read more
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The magic 4 J/cm²

The magic 4 J/cm² By Jan Tunér From early publications on the subject of PBM and wound healing, the dose of 4 J/cm² appeared to be close to an optimum. While still rather valid, this belief is also an intellectual trap read more
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