Evidence-based review of hair removal using lasers and light sources.

@article{Haedersdal2006EvidencebasedRO,
  title={Evidence-based review of hair removal using lasers and light sources.},
  author={Merete Haedersdal and Hans Christian Olsen Wulf},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={9-20}
}
BACKGROUND Unwanted hair growth remains a therapeutic challenge and there is a considerable need for an effective and safe treatment modality. OBJECTIVE From an evidence-based view to summarize efficacy and adverse effects from hair removal with ruby, alexandrite, diode, and Nd:YAG lasers and intense pulsed light (IPL). METHODS Original publications of controlled clinical trials were identified in Medline and the Cochrane Library. RESULTS A total of 9 randomized controlled (RCTs) and 21… CONTINUE READING
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