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  1. Method builds on super-resolution microscopy to image collagen fibrils in-network

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    Thu, 8 Sep 2016

    nanometer-scale images of networks of collagen fibrils, which form part of the connective ..... found in the skin of animals. Examining collagen fibrils at this scale allowed the scientists ..... first time the mechanical properties of collagen fibrils in a network. Collagen is a biopolymer

  2. Fractional facial rejuvenation device by Syneron

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    Thu, 20 Oct 2011

    layer of the skin by stimulating new collagen growth. At the same time, Sublative ..... allowing for a significant increase in collagen and elastin production with low epidermal disruption ..... layer of the skin by stimulating new collagen growth. At the same time, Syneron's

  1. Research confirms that heat produced by lasers fights wrinkles

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    Fri, 22 Oct 2010

    of 45°C, skin cells produce more collagen . This is the protein that gives the skin ..... shocks led to increased production of collagen , which is considered to be one of the ..... after 48 hours. However, the extra collagen produced as a result of the increased

  2. UV-LED illuminators for DLP applications by Innovations in Optics

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    Wed, 9 Jul 2014

    as phototherapy and refractive surgery, including treatment for skin lesions in dermatology and for corneal disorders via collagen cross-linking in ophthalmology . The illuminators comprise a densely packed UV-LED array coupled to a high-efficiency

  3. OCT technique for assessing scleroderma wins Abbot Innovation Award

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    Wed, 23 May 2012

    Unit (Leeds, England), using an optical coherence tomography (OCT) probe, were able to assess tell-tale patterns in collagen deposits and vascularization within the top layers of the skin of those who suffer from scleroderma (a chronic autoimmune

  4. Two-photon microscopy images touch-sensitive sensory receptors in mouse fingertips

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    Fri, 9 Sep 2016

    focus on developing two-photon-compatible in vivo labeling methods for other MC components, such as lamellar cells and the collagen capsule. The ability to image MCs in vivo over extended periods of time, without toxicity or physical damage, has applications

  5. Optical sensor could assist with needle placement for epidurals, other procedures

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    Mon, 15 Aug 2016

    about the chemical composition of tissue. In this case, the researchers measured the concentrations of albumin, actin, collagen , triolein, and phosphatidylcholine to accurately identify different tissue layers. Researchers designed and tested several

  6. OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY/ONCOLOGY: Cancer detection using Stokes shift spectroscopy

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    Thu, 1 Nov 2012

    Measuring fluorophores Tryptophan, collagen , NADH, and flavin are key molecules in ..... breast tissue extracellular matrix is collagen . 5 For invasion and subsequent metastasis ..... ECM), which is composed mainly by collagen . Understanding these changes during

  7. Neuroscience/Near-Infrared: A new optical window opens for deep brain imaging

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    Fri, 18 Mar 2016

    lipids. 6 And work by InfraReDx Inc. (Burlington, MA) suggests that Window III is optimal for exploring the cholesterol and collagen content of different types of tissue. 7 Brain tissue is distinct from other tissue types. Compared with muscle, for instance

  8. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY/BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION: Three-mode endoscopy for ovarian cancer detection

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    Thu, 1 Mar 2012

    The approach is sensitive to changes in collagen that are seen when malignancy develops ..... spots indicated by pink arrows represent collagen bundles that also show up in the histology ..... endometriosis. The pink arrow shows a collagen bundle; the red stealth arrow points

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