Lasers, intense light source systems and LEDs
- Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
- Part of:
- Medical devices: safety guidance and Patient safety
- 1 September 2015
Guidance for safe use in medical, surgical, dental and aesthetic practices
Lasers, intense light source systems and LEDs: guidance for safe use in medical, surgical, dental and aesthetic practices
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This guidance document covers:
- medical lasers
- light emitting diodes (LEDs)
- intense light/heat sources, referred to as intense pulsed light (IPL) (sources).
- equipment used in conjunction with the optical radiation equipment, such as optical fibres.
It excludes non-laser, non-IPL and UV treatment sources.
Published: 1 September 2015