Adverse effects of laser hair removal

  title={Adverse effects of laser hair removal},
  author={P. Tejero and Victoria Sunkel and Mar{\'i}a Victoria Zamorano},
  journal={The Journal of Surgery},
  • P. Tejero, Victoria Sunkel, María Victoria Zamorano
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Surgery
  • Adverse effects observed in 300,000 medical laser hair removal sessions between June 1998 and April 2014 have been indirectly surveyed. The small number of adverse effects and their resolution with no significant sequelae is confirmed. Laser hair removal is a safe and effective method, but it is not risk-free. It is clearly necessary to i) strictly update the patient’s medical history at each session, ii) duly train healthcare staff, and iii) follow the applicable safety protocols. Note that… CONTINUE READING
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