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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 3 Harmful effect of laser radiation on eye and skin

From: The use of laser in garment manufacturing: an overview

Laser type Wavelengths (nm) Impacts on eye Impacts on skin
Excimer laser 100–315 Cornea ignition Sunburn, accelerated aging
He–Ne laser 315–380 Lens opacity Increased pigmentation
Nd-YAG laser 380–780 Violation of the retina Darkening of pigment, burns
High performance diode laser 780–1400 Lens opacity, violation of the retina Burns
CO2 laser 1400–3000 Lens opacity, burning of the cornea Burns
CO2 laser 3000–10,000 Burning of the cornea Burns