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December 2, 2014

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Exploring new methods and applications for photomedicine.

Alzheimer’s disease – a case for the laser dentist?

Alzheimer’s disease – a case for the laser dentist? By Jan Tunér It is well known that laser phototherapy (LPT) is effective in treating Herpes Simples type 1 (HSV-1). There are several methods to treat HSV-1, primarily various prescription and read more
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Revisiting the Holy Grail…

An open letter to the laser therapy community. Peter A Jenkins, MBA First Posted April 28, 2009 […and reprised here just for fun!]   Many of you, over the years, will have read my various articles and posts in which read more
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A Blind Spot?

A blind spot? By Jan Tunér Macular degeneration, often age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD), is a medical condition that usually affects older adults and results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the macula) read more
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Low level laser on hearing – is there an effect?

Low level laser on hearing – is there an effect? Jan Tunér DDS Lars Hode, Dr. Sci Abstract Shawn S. Goodman, Ruth A. Bentler, Andrew Dittberner, Ian B. Mertes. The Effect of Low-Level Laser Therapy on Hearing. ISRN Otolaryngology. Volume read more
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Low level laser and antibiotic resistance

Low level laser and antibiotic resistance Jan Tunér “Antibiotic resistance is a type of drug resistance where a microorganism is able to survive exposure to an antibiotic” (Wikipedia). Some of the readers of this article would probably not be alive read more
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Laser Acupuncture - Fact or Fiction?

Laser acupuncture – fact or fiction? By Jan Tunér   The application of laser instead of needles has a long history. The very low powered HeNe laser was used in the beginning of the 80ies and from that period different read more
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Alternative Medicine

Laser phototherapy – a timely alternative to alternative medicine   The word “alternative” has to be used with some caution when LPT is discussed. LPT is indeed an excellent alternative to many of the traditional medical procedures, but it is read more
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Low Level Laser and Antibiotic Resistance

Low level laser and antibiotic resistance Jan Tunér “Antibiotic resistance is a type of drug resistance where a microorganism is able to survive exposure to an antibiotic” (Wikipedia). Some of the readers of this article would probably not be alive read more
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Is laser therapy a useful tool for treating tinnitus?

Is laser therapy a useful tool for treating tinnitus? Jan Tunér DDS Abstract: Low level laser therapy (LLLT) has been suggested as a treatment modality for reducing tinnitus. The scientific literature is ambiguous and the suggested treatment- and laser parameters differ read more
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