From: Dermatology Times
Treating darker skinned women with too low a fluence causes regrowth
New Orleans - Some patients who undergo laser hair removal are experiencing disturbing hair regrowth on or near the treated area. To make matters worse, this new hair can be thicker, more abundant, and more difficult to treat.
Ranella J. Hirsch, M.D., a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School in Boston, first reported this phenomena while a clinical laser fellow at the Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Tracking down these reports, Dr. Hirsch uncovered nearly 100 cases of this ...
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