Laser Plumes

Up In Smoke

Protect your providers and patients from the biological and respiratory dangers lurking in laser plume.
MedEsthetics April 2018

Surgical lasers have improved efficiency and allow for more targeted, less traumatic treatments. But they have also introduced a new danger to providers and patients: laser plumes. Tissue-vaporizing devices emit plume: smoke, vapor and debris that contain harmful compounds, including aerosolized biological materials.