New Laser Microscope Can Diagnose and Treat Disease

An interesting type of microscope has been developed at the University of British Columbia. The device is a specialized type of multiphoton excitation microscope that can diagnose diseases such as skin cancer, with the added benefit of treating the disease without cutting the skin.

Since the microscope is so accurate and allows medical professionals to target the exact location of a malformation. It could be used to treat any structure of the body that is reached by light and that requires extremely precise treatment, including nerves or blood vessels in the skin, eye, brain or other vital structures.  Read the full article.

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