Laser hair removal. (Buyer Beware ...).(Brief Article)
From: Consumers' Research Magazine
Author:Frederick, Anna M.; Nagle, Jennifer
Laser treatments are becoming more popular. Recently a market study from Medical Insight Inc. predicted that laser hair removal alone will generate between $1.3 billion and $2 billion in treatment fees this year. But should we believe the information we see in advertisements?
Appealing phrases such as "permanent hair removal" and "never shave or wax again" are misleading and perpetuate a common myth about laser hair removal, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Manufacturers of hair removal lasers and those who use them can claim only "permanent ...
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