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Photobiomodulation, Photomedicine, and Laser Surgery (PHOTOB)

Photobiomodulation, Photomedicine, and Laser Surgery (PHOTOB) is the essential journal for cutting-edge advances and research in phototherapy, low-level laser therapy (LLLT), and laser medicine and surgery.

The Journal delivers basic and clinical findings and procedures to improve the knowledge and application of these techniques in medicine.

Editor-in-Chief: Michael R Hamblin, PhD

Co-Editor-in-Chief: Heidi Abrahamse, PhD

ISSN: 1549-5418 / Published Monthly / Online ISSN: 1557-8550

Current Volume: 36

Latest Impact Factor* is 1.620
*2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)

Photobiomodulation, Photomedicine, and Laser Surgery (PHOTOB) coverage includes:

  • Mechanisms of biostimulation and bioinhibition;
  • Increasing collagen synthesis;
  • Reversing photoaging;
  • Stimulating wound healing;
  • Expanded applications;
  • Procedures in medicine, surgery, and dentistry;
  • New instrumentation;
  • Optical diagnostics.

Photobiomodulation, Photomedicine, and Laser Surgery (PHOTOB) is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Michael R Hamblin, PhD Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School;

Co-Editor-in-Chief Heidi Abrahamse, PhD, University of Johannesburg; and other leading investigators

View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Photobiologists, physicists, physicians, dentists, scientific researchers, and equipment manufacturers, among others.

Society Affiliations

The Official Journal of the World Association for Laser Therapy (WALT), North American Association for Laser Therapy (NAALT), and an Official Journal of the World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD)

Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE; PubMed; PubMed Central; Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine; Science Citation Index Expanded; Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; Scopus; Compendex; Chemical Abstracts; ProQuest databases;