YAG


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YAGYttrium Aluminum Garnet
YAGYouth Advisory Group (various locations)
YAGMiscellaneous Auxiliary (Self-Propelled)
YAGYou Are Gay
YAGYoung Alumni Group (various universities)
YAGYet Another Game (gaming feedback online)
YAGYoung-at-Art Gallery (Noyes Museum of Art; Oceanville, NJ)
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Neodymium: Yatrium-aluminium garnet laser (Nd: YAG laser) capsulotomy is the standard treatment of posterior capsular opacification which is the most common late complication of cataract surgery1,2, affecting almost 20-40% of the patients1,3.
For symptomatic floaters, three treatment options exist: patient education and observation; vitrectomy (used to remove vitreous gel from the middle of the eye if there is retinal detachment or blood in the vitreous gel) with a one-incision intrector (limited core vitrectomy), and YAG vitreolysis.
Study of the direct bactericidal effect of Nd: YAG and diode laser parameters used in endodontics on pigmented and nonpigmented bacteria.
Noguchi H, Miyata K, Sugita T, Hiruma M, Hiruma M: Treatment of Onychomycosis Using a 1064 nm Nd : YAG Laser.
National outcomes of cataract extraction; increased retinal complication associated with nd: YAG capsulotomy.
Due to the complications and difficulty for patient and surgeon, surgical capsulotomy is replaced by posterior capsulotomy with Nd: YAG (Neodymium-Yttrium-Aluminium-Garnet) laser, which is safe, effective, and easy out-patient procedure.
Discussion: Long-pulse Nd: YAG laser is a safe and effective treatment for vascular lesions in patients with rosacea.
Director of the Crystal Dynamix division added, “[w]e can produce high-quality YAG and Er:YAG currently, and are expanding our product lines in the future.
Members of YAG are calling for a number of key issues to be addressed.
Morphologic analysis, by means of scanning electron microscopy, of the effect of Er: YAG laser on root surfaces submitted to scaling and root planing.