Devices and methods for generation of subsurface microdisruptions for biomedical applications

  • US 8,523,926 B2
  • Filed: 01/17/2008
  • Issued: 09/03/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/19/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A device for treating a region of intact living skin having a surface and an epidermal/dermal junction, comprising:

  • an energy source coupled with at least one diffractive optic; and

    a controller that operates the energy source to target a plurality of beams below the surface of the skin and create a plurality of cavities below the surface of the skin in a 3-dimensional pattern within the thickness of the skin without any thermal damage deeper than 5 μ

    m below the plurality of cavities.

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