Medical Retina on Stamps
  • Israel (1988 SG1040) Medical engineering: laser for the eye and brain.
  • France(2000) 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.
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