Alexandrite laser may be tool of choice for hair removal
From: Dermatology Times
Melanin absorption high; patient selection crucial to success
Shedding Light on LASERS
According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, laser hair removal popularity has increased by 53 percent in one year, ranking it as the second most popular nonsurgical cosmetic procedure performed.
The importance of understanding the laser and light systems available for hair removal cannot be overemphasized, as this field continues to grow in popularity.
The alexandrite laser emits energy at a wavelength of 755 nm-well within the absorption spectrum for melanin. As melanin is the target ...
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