Israel (1988 SG1040)
Medical engineering: laser for the eye and brain.
Millennium stamp celebrating important discovery of the 20th century: Laser.
Laser can be used to treat significant
macular oedema or neovascularization in diabetes. In the former, laser
is used to stop the leakage and in the later to destroy the peripheral
ischaemic retina to stop the production of angiogenic factors.