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Optometry Student: Do you know what Nd:YAG Stands For?

Posted by Amanda Dexter on October 10, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Amanda Dexter
Dr. Amanda K. Dexter received her optometric training at Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California, where she was Class of 2010 Valedictorian. She also completed a residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital in San Diego, California. Dr. Dexter is the Manager and Program Coordinator for OptoPrep, the premiere online study resource for the NBEO Part I & II.

Optometry student, here is a quick fact. Did you know that Nd:YAG stands for neodymium-yttrium-aluminum-garnet?

This is the type of laser used for laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) and selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT). Be sure to check out our other fact posts!

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