Photoepilation with a diode laser vs. intense pulsed light: a randomized, intrapatient left‐to‐right trial

@article{Klein2013PhotoepilationWA,
  title={Photoepilation with a diode laser vs. intense pulsed light: a randomized, intrapatient left‐to‐right trial},
  author={A. Klein and S. Steinert and W. Baeumler and M. Landthaler and P. Babilas},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={168}
}
Background  Safe and efficient options for removing unwanted hair are in great demand. Laser devices and intense pulsed light (IPL) sources are the most commonly used treatment modalities. Yet, only a few randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing laser and IPL devices are available, and RCTs with long‐term results are missing from the literature. 
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