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  • Laser : we use a diode laser (Diomed, Cambridge UK) and a neodymium : yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) 1064-nanometer wavelength laser (LaserSonics, Milpitas, CA) for PLDD.
  • Optical fiber, Y connector
  • 22-gauge needle, 18-gauge needle, scalpel
  • Iodine, 1% lidocaine Sterile drapes, tampons

Fig 11: Diomed laser (Diomed, Cambridge, UK)

 

Fig 12 : optical fiber, 22 and 18-g. needle, scalpel, iodine, 1% lidocaine