The medical photophysics laboratory
Hanan Bu-Abbas (Physist)
Noha Al-Heneyan (Technician)
Hadeyah Al-Hajry (Technician)
Hessa Al-Sebaey (Technician)
Maha Al-Enezy (Technician)
Hanouf Al-Enezy (Technician)
photophysics laboratory is involved in the following activities:
1- Set up of photophysics lab., Workshop, UVA and UVB treatment rooms, and Laser rooms.
2- Training the nursing staff who are involved in the treatment of patients with PUVA and UVB.
3- Calibration of PUVA and UVB units periodically.
4- Calibration of different instrument and detectors in the lab.
5- Photo-testing of patients of different skin types using Applied Photophysics Photo-irradiator and Multiport solar simulator ( Model XPS 200 )
6- Measurement of the absorbency (or light transmission) of sunglasses for patients treated with photosensitizer, to protect their eyes from UVR.
7- Measurement of erythema and pigmentation in human skin using non-invasive techniques by:
a) Spectrophotometer ( Minolta CM-200 )
b) Spectrofluorometer ( FluroMax-2 )
8- Study of changes of optical parameters of human skin with various stimuli, using spectrofluorometer.
9- Training of students of Technical College in the field of applied physics in Dermatology.
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