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Lasers, intense light source systems and LEDs

Guidance for safe use in medical, surgical, dental and aesthetic practices

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Lasers, intense light source systems and LEDs: guidance for safe use in medical, surgical, dental and aesthetic practices

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Details

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