884.4550 Gynecologic surgical laser.§ 884.4550 Gynecologic surgical laser.
(a) Identification. A gynecologic surgical laser is a continuous wave carbon dioxide laser designed to destroy tissue thermally or to remove tissue by radiant light energy. The device is used only in conjunction with a colposcope as part of a gynecological surgical system. A colposcope is a magnifying lens system used to examine the vagina and cervix.
(b) Classification. Class II (performance standards).