GB2360946B - Dermatological treatment apparatus - Google Patents

Dermatological treatment apparatus

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Publication number
GB2360946B
GB2360946B GB0008624A GB0008624A GB2360946B GB 2360946 B GB2360946 B GB 2360946B GB 0008624 A GB0008624 A GB 0008624A GB 0008624 A GB0008624 A GB 0008624A GB 2360946 B GB2360946 B GB 2360946B
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Prior art keywords
treatment apparatus
dermatological treatment
dermatological
apparatus
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Expired - Fee Related
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GB0008624A
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GB0008624D0 (en )
GB2360946A (en )
Inventor
Jonathan Alan Exley
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Lynton Lasers Ltd
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Lynton Lasers Ltd
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F21LIGHTING
    • F21VFUNCTIONAL FEATURES OR DETAILS OF LIGHTING DEVICES OR SYSTEMS THEREOF; STRUCTURAL COMBINATIONS OF LIGHTING DEVICES WITH OTHER ARTICLES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • F21V29/00Protecting lighting devices from thermal damage; Cooling or heating arrangements specially adapted for lighting devices or systems
    • F21V29/50Cooling arrangements
    • F21V29/56Cooling arrangements using liquid coolants
    • F21V29/58Cooling arrangements using liquid coolants characterised by the coolants
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves
    • A61B18/20Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser
    • A61B18/203Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser applying laser energy to the outside of the body
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F21LIGHTING
    • F21VFUNCTIONAL FEATURES OR DETAILS OF LIGHTING DEVICES OR SYSTEMS THEREOF; STRUCTURAL COMBINATIONS OF LIGHTING DEVICES WITH OTHER ARTICLES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • F21V29/00Protecting lighting devices from thermal damage; Cooling or heating arrangements specially adapted for lighting devices or systems
    • F21V29/30Forced cooling using liquids, e.g. water
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00005Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe
    • A61B2018/00011Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe with fluids
    • A61B2018/00023Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe with fluids closed, i.e. without wound contact by the fluid
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00315Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body for treatment of particular body parts
    • A61B2018/00452Skin
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves
    • A61B2018/1807Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using light other than laser radiation
GB0008624A 2000-04-08 2000-04-08 Dermatological treatment apparatus Expired - Fee Related GB2360946B (en)

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US6653618B2 (en) 2000-04-28 2003-11-25 Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Contact detecting method and apparatus for an optical radiation handpiece
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US8182473B2 (en) 1999-01-08 2012-05-22 Palomar Medical Technologies Cooling system for a photocosmetic device
US8915948B2 (en) 2002-06-19 2014-12-23 Palomar Medical Technologies, Llc Method and apparatus for photothermal treatment of tissue at depth
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DD257200A1 *
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DD257200A1 *
JPS56155765A (en) * 1980-05-06 1981-12-02 Ushio Inc Lamp cooler
JPS5849435A (en) * 1981-09-18 1983-03-23 Toshiba Electric Equip Corp Light irradiating device
WO1997014915A1 (en) * 1995-10-20 1997-04-24 The Regents Of The University Of California Lamp system with conditioned water coolant and diffuse reflector of polytetrafluorethylene (tpfe)
WO1998052645A1 (en) * 1997-05-22 1998-11-26 Morgan Gustafsson Light producing apparatus

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* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US6511475B1 (en) 1997-05-15 2003-01-28 The General Hospital Corporation Heads for dermatology treatment
US6663620B2 (en) 1997-05-15 2003-12-16 Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Light energy delivery head
US7758621B2 (en) 1997-05-15 2010-07-20 Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Method and apparatus for therapeutic EMR treatment on the skin
US7763016B2 (en) 1997-05-15 2010-07-27 Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Light energy delivery head
US6605080B1 (en) 1998-03-27 2003-08-12 The General Hospital Corporation Method and apparatus for the selective targeting of lipid-rich tissues
US8182473B2 (en) 1999-01-08 2012-05-22 Palomar Medical Technologies Cooling system for a photocosmetic device
US6653618B2 (en) 2000-04-28 2003-11-25 Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Contact detecting method and apparatus for an optical radiation handpiece
US7942915B2 (en) 2002-05-23 2011-05-17 Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Phototreatment device for use with coolants
US7942916B2 (en) 2002-05-23 2011-05-17 Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Phototreatment device for use with coolants and topical substances
US8915948B2 (en) 2002-06-19 2014-12-23 Palomar Medical Technologies, Llc Method and apparatus for photothermal treatment of tissue at depth
US9028536B2 (en) 2006-08-02 2015-05-12 Cynosure, Inc. Picosecond laser apparatus and methods for its operation and use

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