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    Anatomy of a Therapy Laser

    As a clinician your concern may just be in what comes out of the “black box” and is delivered to your patient. If research shows it works, that might be good enough for you, but we feel it is important for you to understand the basic components.

    There are five principal components between the user and the patient that make up the technology (and the inherent cost) of a laser: 1) laser diodes, 2) the drivers that control the diodes, 3) the cooling mechanism, 4) the electronics that control 1) – 3), and 5) the optics that channel the light.

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