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A method is provided of treating cutaneous vascular lesions in a target area of a patient. The method comprises the steps of passing a laser beam against and through a cooling medium, and then passing the laser beam against and through a patient's epidermis to the target area while simultaneously subjecting the patient's epidermis to a cooling medium at the location of the epidermis entered by the laser beam. An apparatus for treating a cutaneous vascular lesion in a target area of a patient comprises a laser beam source for directing a laser beam against and through a predetermined location of an epidermis of the patient to the target area and a flexible bag for containing a cooling medium and for subjecting the patient's epidermis to the cooling medium at the target area simultaneous with the application of the laser beam thereto. The flexible bag is positioned between the laser beam source and the target area of the patient's epidermis.

Title
Method for treating cutaneous vascular lesions
Application Number
358890
Publication Number
5282797
Application Date
May 28, 1991
Publication Date
February 1, 1994
Inventor
Cyrus Chess
49 Blue Spruce Cir., Weston, 06883
CT, US
Agent
Ohlandt Greeley & Ruggiero
IPC
A61N 5/06
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