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is laser hair removal safe?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes it is safe: it is used a lot. safe. fda approved.
Answered on Apr 15, 2016
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: In the properly trained hands it is a safe procedure. There are important considerations such as skin color, darker tone is riskier and thus the practitioner must consider this.
Answered on Aug 27, 2016

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