Laser hair removal

@article{Wanner2005LaserHR,
  title={Laser hair removal},
  author={Molly Wanner},
  journal={Dermatologic Therapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={18}
}
  • M. Wanner
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Medicine
  • Dermatologic Therapy
ABSTRACT:  Since 1996, there have been numerous advances in hair laser removal that utilize melanin as a chromophore. All of the devices on the market may be used in patients with light skin (phototypes I–III) and yield hair reduction near 75%. The ruby (694 nm) laser, alexandrite (755 nm) laser, and diode (810 nm) laser, as well as intense pulsed light are commonly used devices for hair laser removal. The long‐pulsed Nd:YAG (1064 nm) laser represents the safest device for hair removal in dark… 
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