We, generally, like easier than difficult for most things in life. Laser maintenance is no different. YAG lasers are quite expensive to maintain. Meanwhile, Diode lasers have zero maintenance requirements. Review the details below and consider the ongoing YAG maintenance costs in your laser investment decision.
|Regular Disposables||NO||yes, such as cooling sprays|
|Re-calibrate laser head||NO||yes, some manufacturers recommend recalibration every 12 months|
|Refurbish/replace laser head||NO||yes, after a certain amount of usage, costs are $5000+|
|Yearly manufacturer inspection of base unit||NO||yes, some manufacturers recommended every 12 months|
|Cost to replace broken laser head||hundreds||thousands|
The purchase price of Diode lasers is generally less than YAG lasers. However, where Diode lasers really shine is with the lack of routine maintenance costs. YES. They are backed by a two-year warranty. Visit our website Berman Partners for new lasers and Used Laser Center for pre-owned and demonstration lasers.