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Laser photocoagulator. An ophthalmic surgeon operating a laser photocoagulator. This is the use of a laser to finely cauterise minute blood vessels in the retina. This is a treatment for conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration. Photographed at the Filatov Research Institute of Eye Diseases in Odessa, Ukraine in 1966.
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