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Physician Roundtable

Experts describe evolving role of IPL techology in their practices. – IPL_Physician_Roundtable.pdf

Vascular Pigment

BACKGROUND: Various lasers, particularly the ashlamp-pulsed dye laser, have been proven to be effective in the treatment of facial vascular lesions. – review_vascular_pigment_03.pdf


SEMICONDUCTOR DIODE LASERS are considered the most efficient light sources available and are particularly well suited for clinical applications including hair reduction.
This paper reports the use of the LightSheer diode laser system, a high-power, long-pulsed diode laser with a wavelength of 800nm, for laser hair reduction in a large population of patients with a variety of skin and hair types. – safety_efficacy_OPT.pdf

Transformation Newsletter Dec 2006


IPL_home_laser-hair-removalLaser Hair Removal

Laser Coverage Rate

Coverage Rate: The Influence of Laser Parameters on Treatment Time
Laser hair removal is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to traditional method such as shaving, waxing, depilatory creams or electrolysis. – Coverage_Rate.pdf

Laser Safety in Hair Removal


The use of lasers for hair removal has been studied for a number of years. In this procedure, laser light is absorbed by melanin in the hair shaft, damaging the follicular epithelium. A clinical study evaluated the use of the LightSheer™ Diode Laser for hair removal. Of 92 patients, all had temporary hair loss and 89% had permanent hair reduction. Regrowing hairs were shown to be thinner and lighter than previously. Extensive clinical use of this high-power, pulsed diode laser has resulted in recommendations for patient selection and proper use of the laser. Appropriate fluence settings have been shown to cause permanent hair reduction without damaging the epidermis, regardless of skin type. – laser_principles_aspects.opt.pdf

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