Number of approved hair removal systems now stands at five
From: Dermatology Times
SANTA FE, N.M. - It appears laser hair removal is more than just a fad. To date, the FDA has cleared four lasers and one nonlaser system for this indication.
In a recent interview, Ronald G. Wheeland, M.D., reviewed the Qswitched neodymium-YAG (Nd:YAG), the long-pulse ruby, the long-pulse alexandrite, and the diode laser, as well as an intense pulsed light source for hair removal.
Q-switched Nd:YAG. The use of this laser for hair removal came about serendipitously, said Dr. Wheeland, a dermatologist affiliated with the Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Santa Fe. When the Q-switched Nd:YAG ...
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