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June 21, 2017

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Articles about clinical applications of 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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Where’s the harm in hype?

Where’s the harm in hype? By Peter A. Jenkins I recently came across an article on the ‘Science-Based Medicine‘ website, and in it I found the following statement relating to the often-large disconnect between the evidence and the marketing claims in 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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No Cure from LiteCure

More Lies and Subterfuge from the World of Class IV Laser Therapy By Jan Tunér The US laser manufacturer LiteCure (a.k.a. Companion/Pegasus for veterinary version) belongs to a group of laser manufacturers that confuse customers and let consumers pay a high read more
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What is a good laser therapy instrument? Some questions to consider before you choose a laser

What is a good laser therapy instrument? Some questions to consider before you choose a laser By Lars Hode and Jan Tunér (Adapted from “Laser Phototherapy – Clinical Practice and Scientific Background”. 2014. Prima Books) To choose a laser instrument read more
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New studies but old knowledge – sing it out loud!

New studies but old knowledge – sing it out loud! By Jan Tunér My Danish colleague Per-Hugo Beck-Kristensen is one of the LLLT pioneers in dentistry, starting in the late ’80s. One thing that Per-Hugo realized very early was that read more
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Pemphigus vulgaris and PBM – a new option

Pemphigus vulgaris and PBM – a new option By Jan Tunér Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune disorder, making up about 80% of all pemphigus cases. The immune system produces antibodies against specific proteins in the skin and mucus membranes. read more
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New and old books

New and old books By Jan Tunér “Nothing new under the sun”, they say. And indeed, using light to heal is nothing new. But an effort to present light therapy in a scientific way is not very old, but older 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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Laser acupuncture – to be or not to be?

Laser acupuncture – to be or not to be? By Jan Tunér A comment on: Hu WL, Chang CH, Hung YC, Tseng YJ, Hung IL, Hsu SF. Laser acupuncture therapy in patients with treatment-resistant temporomandibular disorders. PLoS One. 2014 Oct read more
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